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Endoscopic Buccal Mucosal Grafting for Radiation-induced Membranous Urethral Strictures
In a significant advancement, one physician’s minimally invasive technique for treating membranous urethral strictures post-radiation therapy showcases promising outcomes, including improved urethral patency and reduced operative complications, marking a pivotal shift in patient management strategies.
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Effects of Remote Patient Monitoring Use on Care Outcomes Among Medicare Patients with Hypertension
In a recent study evaluating the impact of Remote Patient Monitoring on hypertension management, patients at high-RPM practices demonstrated a notable increase in medication adherence and a decrease in acute care encounters. This indicates that RPM can significantly enhance patient care, though it also leads to increased healthcare spending.
Cardiology January 29th 2024
The Future Of Cognitive Health: This Is How Digital Health Can Help
Digital health technologies, including AI and virtual reality, are showing promise in addressing cognitive impairments, though challenges such as data security and accessibility remain. Early intervention and personalized treatment plans are becoming increasingly feasible, thanks to advancements in digital health.
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Clinical Outcomes of Intravenous Ketamine Treatment for Depression in the VA Health System
This study underscores the potential of IV ketamine in managing major depressive disorder, especially in patients with a history of multiple antidepressant trials. With a significant percentage achieving response or remission within six weeks, and these benefits sustained over months, ketamine offers a promising avenue for chronic depression management.
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