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Surgery should be first treatment for intracranial hemangiopericytoma

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Surgery offers the best hope for survival in patients with the rare intracranial hemangiopericytoma (HPC), researchers from San Francisco report in the August 11th online issue of Cancer. “Whenever possible, any patient...

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Creatinine clearance helps set safe dose of contrast medium

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Among patients undergoing cardiac procedures, a lower dose of contrast medium based on calculated creatinine clearance may reduce the risk of contrast-induced nephropathy, investigators report in the Journal of the American...

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Considerable risk of pneumothorax seen with transthoracic needle lung biopsy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Pneumothorax occurs in 15% of patients having a transthoracic needle biopsy of a pulmonary nodule, according to the findings of a population-based cross-sectional study reported in the Annals of Internal Medicine for August...