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2014-07-18 23:07:00

Dr. Yusuf Mosuro will be in attendance at the American Academy of Pain Medicine Ultrasonography Level 3 workshop in Chicago this upcoming September. Bellaire, TX (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Dr. Yusuf Mosuro, a leading pain management doctor in Bellaire, Texas, is excited to announce that he will be traveling to Chicago, Illinois to attend the American Academy of Pain Medicine Ultrasonography’s (AAPMU) Level 3 Advanced Spine Techniques in Pain Medicine Including RFA Procedures workshop from...

2014-07-03 11:09:55

University of Washington Researchers compared combination to a local anesthetic alone Epidural injections with a glucocorticoid in combination with the local anesthetic lidocaine appear to be no better in reducing pain and physical limitations in patients with spinal stenosis, a common spine disorder, than injections of lidocaine alone, a new study has found. Glucocorticoids, also known as corticosteroids, are commonly used to treat inflammation. "Compared to injections with...

2014-07-02 20:21:41

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The addition of a corticosteroid to epidural injections of an anesthetic does not enhance pain reduction in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis, a common cause of lower back and leg pain, according to a study in the July 3 issue of New England Journal of Medicine. The findings come from the first major clinical trial comparing epidural injections of anesthetic with and without corticosteroids for spinal stenosis. Researchers...

2014-06-26 08:28:27

Idarucizumab being evaluated to specifically reverse the anticoagulant effect of PRADAXA RIDGEFIELD, Conn., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation to idarucizumab*, an investigational fully humanized antibody fragment, or Fab, being studied as a specific antidote for Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate). "Boehringer Ingelheim is pleased that the...

2014-06-20 08:23:38

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim announced today the initiation of a new international study of Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate). The RE-CIRCUIT(TM) trial (Randomized Evaluation of dabigatran etexilate Compared to warfarIn in pulmonaRy vein ablation: assessment of different peri-proCedUral antIcoagulation sTrategies) will evaluate uninterrupted treatment with PRADAXA, compared to warfarin, in patients with paroxysmal or persistent non-valvular...

2014-05-28 08:31:29

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) announced today that it has reached a comprehensive settlement of state and federal cases in the U.S. litigation regarding Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) in the amount of $650 million. "Time and again, the benefits and safety of PRADAXA have been confirmed," said Desiree Ralls-Morrison, senior vice president and general counsel, Boehringer Ingelheim USA Corporation. "BI stands resolutely behind PRADAXA and...

2014-05-27 23:03:07

Many Women Needlessly Worry About Epidural Effects Based on Hearsay Orange, Calif. (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Allied Anesthesia physician Dr. Thanh Tran, who specializes in labor and delivery at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, spends a lot of time providing information about epidurals for his patients having their babies. Sometimes he is able to educate them by correcting misinformation they may have obtained from friends, family or the Internet. An epidural is a procedure available to women in...

2014-05-01 23:16:39

On April 23, the FDA issued a warning on the risk of serious neurologic problems caused by epidural corticosteroid injection. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on safety alerts for epidural corticosteroid injections. The FDA warned on...

2014-03-21 16:23:18

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The case was initially filed on behalf of Joel Burnette who underwent lumbar epidural steroid injections (LESI) for low back pain in January of 2009 while under the care of Dr. Kimber L. Eubanks of Pain CARE, P.A.. In the week following the first LESI Joel developed a lump at the site of the injection. Joel testified that he told the nurses at the pain care center about the lump when he returned for the next injection and was told it...

2014-01-28 23:23:26

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and Zoetis design premium courses to delve deeper into popular animal health topics. Florham Park, NJ (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Veritas, a web-based, peer-reviewed continuing education platform for veterinary professions, released its fifth premium course, Canine Epidural Anesthesia and Analgesia. A joint effort between the Cornell University College of Veterinary...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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