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2013-12-13 20:22:10

New Kcentra Label Includes Urgent Reversal of Warfarin in an Emergency Surgery Setting KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring today announced that Kcentra(®) (Prothrombin Complex Concentrate [Human]) has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for an expanded indication -- urgent reversal of acquired coagulation factor deficiency induced by vitamin K antagonist (VKA, e.g., warfarin) therapy in adult patients needing an urgent surgery or...

2013-12-09 20:22:42

Data Presented at the American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Data presented today by CSL Behring at the 55th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) showed Kcentra(®) (Prothrombin Complex Concentrate [Human]) was superior to plasma, the current standard of care in the U.S., in adult patients taking vitamin K antagonist therapy (VKA; e.g., warfarin) who required warfarin reversal prior to an urgent surgery or...

2013-11-27 23:23:28

The Beverly Hills Cosmetic & Laser Center has announced a non-invasive procedure for dealing with cellulite. The Velashape treatment involves heating fatty deposits under the skin to dissipate their appearance. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 As women and men age, they often begin to notice the appearance of cellulite on their body. Cellulite often appears on the hips and thighs and is a persistent subcutaneous fat substance that is extremely difficult to get rid of....

2011-08-11 13:39:03

Tel Aviv University researcher uses lasers to stimulate stem cells and reduce heart scarring After a heart attack or stroke, heart scarring can lead to dangerously paper-thin heart walls and a decreased ability to pump blood through the body. Although the heart is unable to completely heal itself, a new treatment developed at Tel Aviv University uses laser-treated bone marrow stem cells to help restore heart function and health. Combining the therapeutic benefits of low-level lasers "”...

2009-10-23 13:35:39

Duodenal biopsy remains the gold standard for celiac disease (CD) diagnosis. However, it has several pitfalls and requires an invasive procedure in children. In the past few years, a more prominent role for a definitive diagnosis based solely on serology has been proposed. The predictive value of high levels of anti-tissue transglutaminase (tTG) antibodies has also been reported in retrospective CD cohorts. Based on these studies, some authors have proposed to start a gluten-free diet (GFD)...

2009-06-23 11:17:49

Iron-deficiency anaemia (IDA) is commonly seen in women aged <50 years. The diagnostic workflow in young women affected by IDA is not clearly established. The British Society of Gastroenterology recommends gastroscopy only in IDA women younger than 45 years presenting with gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms. However, symptoms are often mild and aspecific in IDA women and the gastroscopy is an invasive procedure associated with a high number of refusals. In a previous work on IDA premenopausal...