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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-02-21T19:15:12-0500
To evaluate the efficacy of subcutaneous (SC) evolocumab, compared to regularly scheduled low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) apheresis, on reducing the need for future apheresis
Lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Non-medical treatment measures (e.g. dietary therapy or weight loss) can hardly influence Lp(a) plasma conc...
This is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study to evaluate the effect of alirocumab in comparison with placebo on the frequency of LDL apheresis treatments in...
Kidney transplantation is the treatment of choice for end-stage renal disease. ABO incompatible (ABOi) living donor kidney transplantation is one of the best ways to expand the donors' poo...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of the addition of GMA apheresis to steroid conventional treatment for achieving and maintaining remission in Active steroid dependant...
Technical problems during clinical lipid apheresis interfere with fractionator performance. Therefore, a large animal model was established to characterize a new plasma fractionation membrane. Four sh...
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation is a curative treatment for many hematologic malignancies with its most important side effect being graft-versus-host disease (GVHD). Herein, we present a 3.5 y...
LDL apheresis has been developed as the treatment for refractory familial hypercholesterolemia (FH). Currently, plasma exchange, double membrane filtration, and selective LDL adsorption are available ...
A therapeutic apheresis (TA) database helps to increase knowledge about indications and type of apheresis procedures that are performed in clinical practice. The objective of the present report was to...
Any form of psychotherapy designed to produce therapeutic change within a minimal amount of time, generally not more than 20 sessions.
A rehabilitation therapy for removal of copious mucus secretion from the lung of patients with diseases such as CHRONIC BRONCHITIS; BRONCHIECTASIS; PULMONARY ABSCESS; or CYSTIC FIBROSIS. The patient's head is placed in a downward incline (so the TRACHEA is inferior to the affected area) for 15- to 20-minute sessions.
Work consisting of a news item appearing in a general-interest newspaper or other general news periodical, containing information of current and timely interest in the field of medicine or science. This publication type should not be confused with NEWS Publication Type, reserved for news reports published in various medical or other scientific journals, such as "Nature".
Works consisting of an announcement or statement of recent or current events of new data and matters of interest in the field of medicine or science. In some publications, such as "Nature" or "Science," the news reports are substantively written and herald medical and scientific data of vital or controversial importance.
Therapeutic practices which are not currently considered an integral part of conventional allopathic medical practice. They may lack biomedical explanations but as they become better researched some (PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES; DIET; ACUPUNCTURE) become widely accepted whereas others (humors, radium therapy) quietly fade away, yet are important historical footnotes. Therapies are termed as Complementary when used in addition to conventional treatments and as Alternative when used instead of conventional treatment.