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SPECT may have advantages over CT for diagnosing pulmonary embolism

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – For diagnosing pulmonary embolism, single-photon emission CT (SPECT) lung scintigraphy is a viable alternative to CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA), and it offers advantages as well, including fewer contraindications and a...

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New drug may offer better protection against respiratory syncytial virus

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – An investigational drug called motavizumab may offer better protection against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) than palivizumab in high risk children, according to a report in the January issue of Pediatrics. Although...

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Risk of blood clots after surgery may be underestimated

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) after surgery is probably higher and longer-lasting than previously thought, data from the UK’s Million Women Study suggest. In fact, the investigators report, the risk of VTE...