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Can Bile Duct Stenting Cause Pancreatitis?

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Patients undergoing endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and biliary stent placement are more likely to develop pancreatitis after the procedure than those not requiring a stent, according to a new study. Dr....

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Benefits of candesartan for hypertension and CAD

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Rates of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACEs) are lower in hypertensive patients with coronary artery disease on amlodipine when candesartan is added to their treatment, a Japanese trial shows. Dr. Junichi Yamaguchi...

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Vertebroplasty Effective Compression Fracture Treatment Option

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Injecting bone cement into acute osteoporotic compression fractures leads to almost immediate and long-lasting pain relief – and at reasonable cost, a European group reports. This type of percutaneous vertebroplasty...