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Watchful waiting an option for mild hip dysplasia in newborns

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Sonographic surveillance of newborns with mild hip dysplasia can reduce the need for early abduction splinting without increasing the risk of persistent or more severe dysplasia, a randomized study indicates. For many...

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Angiography confirms efficacy of lower-dose alteplase for stroke

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In patients with middle cerebral artery occlusion, an alteplase dosage of 0.6 mg/kg IV is comparable to a 0.9 mg/kg dosage for achieving recanalization and favorable outcomes, a Japanese study indicates. The internationally...

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Atorvastatin does not prevent contrast nephropathy in kidney disease patients

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – High-dose atorvastatin does not protect against contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) in patients with kidney disease, Italian researchers report. “Statins have recently been proposed for prevention of CIN given their...