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Shorter ultrasound interval boosts twin-to-twin detection

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – An interval of no more than 14 days between ultrasonograms in monochorionic twins appears to increase detection of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS), researchers report in the January issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology. “The diagnosis of monochorionic twins...

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Carotid endarterectomy seen superior to stenting for stroke prevention

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Stroke events are significantly less likely after carotid endarterectomy than after carotid artery stenting, particularly in the long term and among older patients, a Greek team reports. The findings come from a meta-analysis, reported in Stroke online January 13 by Dr....

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CT scans not needed routinely for head trauma in children with bleeding disorders

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – For children with bleeding disorders who experience head trauma, cranial CT scans are usually not necessary if symptoms are absent, investigators report in The Journal of Pediatrics online January 14. Dr. Lois K. Lee, at Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, and...