Hyperbilirubinemia Does Not Influence Persistence with Atazanavir Treatment
PHILADELPHIA, PA—Hyperbilirubinemia does not appear to influence persistence with atazanavir (ATV) in a “real-world setting,” results of a retrospective analysis reported at IDWeek 2014 have found. To determine whether patients with HIV have poor ...
Monthly Prescribing Reference - Sat, 11 Oct 2014 08:56

New Analysis from Investigational IMPROVE-IT Study Shows VYTORIN ...
If serious liver injury with clinical symptoms and/or hyperbilirubinemia or jaundice occurs during treatment, therapy should be interrupted promptly and not restarted unless an alternate etiology is found. Increases in HbA1c and fasting serum glucose ...
Yahoo Finance UK - Mon, 16 Mar 2015 12:39

Asparaginase in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
As patients with ALL get older, side effects associated with PEG-asparaginase increase, primarily hyperbilirubinemia, Mark R. Litzow, MD, mentions. Strategies to reduce toxicity include separating the administration of PEG-asparaginase from other ...
OncLive - Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:11

SAPPHIRE-I, II: Treatment sustained despite hyperbilirubinemia in some HCV ...
Researchers, including Gregory T. Everson, MD, of the University of Colorado in Denver, analyzed the frequency of hyperbilirubinemia and clinical jaundice in patients with HCV genotype 1 (n=770) enrolled in the SAPPHIRE-I and II phase 3 trials and ...
Healio - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:26

AAP Issues Guidelines on Phototherapy for Neonates
September 26, 2011 — The American Academy of Pediatrics has released recommendations to standardize phototherapy in newborns with hyperbilirubinemia with respect to variables such as light source intensity, spectral output, and irradiance meters, and ...
Medscape - Mon, 26 Sep 2011 08:06



Robert Malkin: MacGyvering Medical Gear
That same dynamic has played out with other student-designed equipment, including battery-operated lights to treat newborns suffering hyperbilirubinemia, a common form of jaundice, and special packaging for antiretroviral drugs that can help pregnant ...
IEEE Spectrum - Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:29

When Making the Exact Diagnosis Is Not Exactly the Right Thing to Do
Then, you have to look at the outcomes that we're trying to prevent. In the case of hyperbilirubinemia, kernicterus is what we are trying to prevent, and we have not seen a concomitant decrease in its incidence in the past few years after the ...
Medscape - Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:18



Online tool helps pediatricians assess weight loss in newborns
However, some do develop complications such as dehydration and hyperbilirubinemia — jaundice caused by too much bilirubin in the blood — which are the two most common causes of newborn hospital readmission. Mothers sometimes believe this weight ...
The Sentinel - Mon, 08 Dec 2014 15:24


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