Society of Interventional Radiology Issues Position Statement to Guide Use of Life-Saving Endovascular Interventions in Trauma Care

Society of Interventional Radiology said the position statement, published in the March issue of SIR’s Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, was written by a multidisciplinary group of experts composed of members from interventional radiology, trauma surgery, orthopaedic surgery and vascular surgery.

Surgeons Find the Best Preoperative Definition of Cancer-Related Malnutrition Depends on Cancer Type

Cancer-related malnutrition is common—affecting between 20 and 70 percent of cancer patients1—because of the disease or its treatment.

Coronavirus: AHF Thanks Members of Congress who say ‘No’ to Exclusive Patent Rights for Vaccine

AIDS Healthcare Foundation welcomed a letter signed by 46 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives asking the Trump Administration to make a potential vaccine against the coronavirus disease accessible, affordable and available.

Dr Kalyanam Shivkumar Named New Editor of JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology

Dr Kalyanam Shivkumar has been named the next editor-in-chief of JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology. He is a physician scientist who serves as the director of the UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, as well as the university’s electrophysiology programs. He is a professor of medicine (cardiology), radiology and bioengineering at UCLA.

Readmission Risk Increases for Elderly Patients with Geriatric-Specific Characteristics

Journal of the American College of Surgeons study results suggest the need to intervene early to prevent costly unplanned readmissions, according to researchers who participated in ACS NSQIP Geriatric Pilot

American College of Cardiology Issues Clinical Bulletin on Cardiac Implications of Coronavirus

The bulletin provides background on the epidemic, which was first reported in late December 2019, and looks at early cardiac implications from case reports.

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