Radiofrequency ablation and neuromodulation modalities for knee osteoarthritis (OA) potentially improve pain, functionality and disease-specific quality of life for up to 3–12 months with minimal localized complications, according to the results of a systematic review.
Acute systemic illnesses or thrombotic events may trigger acute ischaemic stroke (AIS) in children with cardiac disease, a recent study has shown. Many of these events occur beyond the usual periprocedural window.
Individualized interventions involving multidomain techniques appear to be effective for slowing cognitive decline among persons at risk for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) dementia, a recent study has found.
Common parent concerns associated with paediatric lumbar puncture procedures include pain, infection and neurological injury, a recent study has found. Showing them a short educational video helps allay such fears and may improve consent rates.
In patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and stable coronary artery disease (CAD), rivaroxaban monotherapy is noninferior to combination treatment with an antiplatelet therapy in terms of cutting the risk of cardiovascular events and mortality, according to data from the AFIRE trial.