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Optimal time to resume warfarin after brain bleed pegged at 10-30 weeks

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The question of when to resume warfarin therapy after a patient has an intracranial hemorrhage is answered in the December issue of Stroke. The risks of recurrent intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) versus stroke over a 3-year timeframe are lowest when warfarin is restarted between 10...

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Changing patient positions during colonoscopy improves lesion detection rate

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - When patients make sequential position changes during colonoscopy examinations, instead of remaining in the left lateral position, the improvement in luminal distension leads to detection of more adenomas and polyps, a UK team has shown. “Dynamic patient position changes are...

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Transcatheter valve implantation advantageous in some cases of aortic stenosis

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Patients with severe aortic stenosis and reduced left ventricular systolic function may do better with transcatheter implantation of a prosthetic aortic valve than with surgical aortic valve replacement, a Canadian team reports in the November 9 issue of...