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Single dose of fosaprepitant helps prevent chemo-related nausea and vomiting

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Combined with ondansetron and dexamethasone, a single intravenous dose of fosaprepitant is as effective as a standard 3-day oral course of aprepitant for preventing chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV), according...

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Adrenalectomy usually avoidable even with large renal tumors

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Adrenal involvement is rare in cases of renal cell carcinoma, even when the tumor is large or in the upper pole. Therefore, concurrent adrenalectomy is not usually necessary, researchers report. Writing in the April issue of...
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Methylene blue has certain advantages over isosulfan blue in sentinel lymph node procedures, but the risk of a palpable mass at the injection site is increased with methylene blue, according to the findings of a retrospective...