Research Desk

Dec 09, 2019

CMC Ambroise Paré is conducting an Interventional study in 360 participants in order to evaluate the hemodynamic effect of low dose corticosteroid therapy (hydrocortisone and fludrocortisone) in the treatment of adult cardiogenic shock.

Dec 09, 2019

The Pediatric Foot and Ankle is a comprehensive overview of the current evaluation, diagnosis, and management strategies for various foot and ankle disorders in the pediatric patient. Since it is currently very little available to the surgeon regarding pediatric foot and ankle surgery, this book is a comprehensive authority on the topic, providing both surgical pearls and evidence-based medicine.

Dec 09, 2019

Fujian Provincial Hospital is conducting an Observational study in 60 participants in order to use whole exome sequencing and subsequent bioinformatic analysis in finding causative mutations in deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) samples from IPNBs patients.

Dec 09, 2019

This book provides a practical, stepwise, evidence-based approach to the effective management of patients with difficult to treat asthma. This volume delves into the current understanding of mechanisms and increasingly recognized heterogeneity of this complex disease. It discusses a structured approach to the identification and optimization of factors contributing to poor asthma control, including nonadherence, comorbidities, and occupational/environmental triggers.

Dec 09, 2019

Fujian Medical University is conducting an Observational study in 200 participants in order to validate the overall postoperative morbidity and mortality rates between favorable site receiving laparoscopic resection of GIST and that of unfavorable site under the currently standard surgical therapy.

Dec 09, 2019

The Atlas of Thyroid Cytopathology on Liquid-Based Preparations is lavishly illustrated with color images of various thyroid diseases that should familiarize pathologists with the differences between conventional smears and LBP, and between the two commonly used LBPs. Authored by leaders in the field, this atlas provides clear, concise, and practical guidance pertaining to cytomorphology and the implications of thyroid FNA diagnoses for patient care in this era of precision medicine.

Dec 09, 2019

This symposium will provide hematologists, oncologists, pediatricians, adolescent medicine specialists, family practitioners, PAs, NPs and nurses with the most current information about the identification, etiology and management of common and complex hematologic and oncologic problems that affect children, adolescents and young adults. It will be held in Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital on January 11, 2020. 

Dec 09, 2019

This one-day symposium, drawing on the expertise of the UPMC Center for Cardio-Oncology, aims to educate and provide knowledge to better care for patients with cancer and cardiovascular conditions. It will be held in Herberman Conference Center at UPMC Shadyside on January 11, 2020. 

Dec 09, 2019

The Institute's for Functional Medicine (IFM’s) Cardiometabolic Advanced Practice Module (APM) will help clinicians understand that conquering heart disease is not simply a matter of driving serum cholesterol down (1/2 of patients with heart attack have normal serum cholesterol level), so measurments of cholesterol, BP, and blood sugar as the primary markers of increased cardiometabolic risk are no longer the limits - advanced lipid assays, markers of oxidative stress and inflammation, hormonal tests - all are providing new opportunities for early preventive interventions. It will be held on January 30 - February 1, 2020 at Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa. 

Dec 09, 2019

This review course will update participants on a diverse range of topics: Viral hepatitis A-E, genetic liver diseases, PBC and PSC, NAFLD, management of portal hypertension, acute on chronic liver failure, alcoholic hepatitis, early detection and treatment of HCC, approach to liver masses, living donor liver transplant.  It is scheduled to be conducted on January 11, 2020 at T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building Auditorium.