Avoiding Aspirin in Antithrombotic Regimen with LVAD Reduces Bleeding EventsAditya Bansal, MD
JAMA – November 11, 2023
A groundbreaking study recently published in JAMA indicates that aspirin may not be necessary as part of an antithrombotic regimen for patients with a fully magnetically levitated LVAD.
Pancreatic Cancer Breakthrough: New CircRNA-Based Biomarker Panel Enables Early DetectionJohn Bolton, MD
Gastroenterology – October 13, 2023
A groundbreaking study recently published in Gastroenterology highlights the development a microRNA (miRNA)-based biomarker panel that promises to revolutionize the early detection of PDAC.
Study Finds Coating on Aspirin Does Not Impact Effectiveness or Safety for Cardiovascular PatientsMark Effron, MD
JAMA Cardiology – October 4, 2023
A recent analysis from the large ADAPTABLE trial published in JAMA Cardiology showed that enteric coating on aspirin does not change effectiveness or safety for patients with cardiovascular disease.
Elranatamab Shows Promising Results In Treating Relapsed Or Refractory Multiple MyelomaAndrew Dalovisio, MD
Nature Medicine – October 2, 2023
An article published in Nature Medicine on the MagnetisMM-1 phase I trial provided an overview of elranatamab for the treatment of relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma (MM).
Overcoming Barriers to Venom Immunotherapy for Fire Ant Allergy PatientsJohn Carlson, MD
Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice – August, 2023
A recent case study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice highlights the challenges faced by families seeking venom immunotherapy for fire ant allergies.
Racial Discrimination Linked to Increased Inflammation Among Black Women with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Study FindsTamika Webb-Detiege, MD
Brain, Behavior, and Immunity – August 1, 2023
New research from the Black Women's Experiences Living with Lupus (BeWELL) Study has revealed that racial discrimination is a distinct health threat that heightens the risk of disease among Black Americans.
Potential Benefits of Normothermic Machine Perfusion in Liver Transplantation Investigated in New StudyAri Cohen, MD
Annals of Surgery - June 26, 2023
A groundbreaking clinical trial comparing conventional low temperature storage of transplant donor livers with storage at physiological body temperature has revealed promising results.
Study Evaluates Hemodynamic-GUIDEd Management of Heart Failure (GUIDE-HF)Selim Krim, MD
JACC: Heart Failure - June, 2023
A new study demonstrates consistent effects of hemodynamic-guided HF management across enrollment strata in GUIDE-HF support consideration of hemodynamic monitoring in the expanded group of patients with chronic HF and elevated NPs without recent HFH.
Ochsner Research Study Examines Effect of Nursing Labor Cost on Surgery Financial MarginsClayton Brinster, MD
Journal of the American College of Surgeons - April, 2023
A new Ochsner study addresses a significant increase in surgical nursing labor costs and the resultant decrease in department of surgery financial margins following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Clinical Research Investigates Alternative to Limb AmputationZola N’Dandu, MD
The New England Journal of Medicine - March 30, 2023
The PROMISE II clinical trial explores if a minimally invasive treatment for patients with a severe form of peripheral artery disease who were facing amputation could keep their leg and improve their lives.
Increase in Cardiorespiratory Fitness Aids in Progressive Decline in MortalityCarl J. Lavie, MD (contributing author)
Journal of the American College of Cardiology - March 28, 2023
A current study evaluating the association between CRF and mortality risk among U.S. veterans with and without cardiovascular disease revealed a marked decline in mortality risk in those individuals with increases in CRF and an increase in mortality risk in those with a decline in CRF.
New Trials Show Promising, Minimally Invasive Procedure to Treat Resistant HypertensionJames Stephen Jenkins, MD
Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) - February 28, 2023
JAMA Cardiology - February 15, 2023
A recent study demonstrates the effectiveness of a procedure done under the skin, similar to placing a stent, to treat uncontrolled hypertension, despite the use of drugs and agents.
Making the Business Case for Value-Based Dementia CareR. John Sawyer, PhD, ABPP-CN
NEJM Catalyst - February 15, 2023
Making the Business Case for Value-Based Dementia Care is an in-depth look at the critical need for value-based care models for patients with dementia and their caregivers.