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.
Low total cholesterol levels appear to carry increased major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) hazard in older men without ischaemic heart disease (IHD) and not receiving statin therapy but not to those on statins, according to data from the CHAMP (Concord Health and Ageing in Men Project) cohort.