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The role of liver resection in the management of intermediate and advanced stage hepatocellular carcinoma. A systematic review.
Background: The ideal management for patients with intermediate and advanced stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is controversial. The main purpose of this systematic review is to examine the role of liver resection...
Updates in Anti-anginal and Anti-ischemic Therapies for Acute Coronary Syndromes
Purpose of review: Acute coronary syndrome is a major health problem affecting ~ 1.5 million individuals a year in the USA. We review the contemporary role of anti-anginal and anti-ischemic therapies in the management of an individual presenting with an acute coronary syndrome.
The Impact of CKD Anaemia on Patients: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Clinical Outcomes-A Systematic Literature Review
Anaemia is a common consequence of chronic kidney disease (CKD); however, the risk factors for its development and its impact on outcomes have not been well synthesised. Therefore, we undertook a systematic review to fully characterise the risk factors associated with the presence of anaemia in patients with CKD and a contemporary synthesis of the risks of adverse outcomes in patients with CKD and anaemia.
EFNS guideline on the treatment of cerebral venous and sinus thrombosis in adult patients
Cerebral venous and sinus thrombosis (CVST) is a rather rare disease which accounts for <1% of all strokes. Diagnosis is still frequently overlooked or delayed as a result of the wide spectrum of clinical symptoms and the often subacute...
Is amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/frontotemporal dementia an autophagy disease?
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD) are neurodegenerative disorders that share genetic risk factors and pathological hallmarks. Intriguingly, these shared factors result in a high rate of comorbidity of...