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One in nine needs emergency revisit for kidney stones

(HealthDay)—The need for repeat high-acuity care affects one in nine patients discharged from initial emergency department visits for kidney stones, according to a study published online March 16 in Academic Em ...

Mar 24, 2015
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Outcomes vary with transcatheter valve surgery

(HealthDay)—Of more than 12,000 patients who underwent transcatheter aortic valve replacement, nearly one-quarter died within a year, while roughly 4 percent had a stroke, new research reveals. However, ...

Mar 11, 2015
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Age-related discrimination can add to healthcare woes

Being discriminated against by the healthcare profession or system can cause much more than just mere distress to older people. Such experiences can literally be bad for their health. A national survey shows that one in every ...

Mar 12, 2015
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SAPIEN valve, surgery equivalent at five-years

Five-year data suggest that the SAPIEN transcatheter heart valve is a feasible option for patients with severe aortic stenosis deemed to be at high risk for open-heart surgery, though valve leakage was more common with the ...

Mar 16, 2015
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