Clinical Edge

Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

This Week's Must Reads

HCV and Increased Risk of Atherosclerosis, Hepatol Int; ePub 2018 Feb 8; Bridge, et al

Chronic HCV & Early HIV Viral Response to ART, AIDS; ePub 2018 Jan 13; Willis, Cole, et al

Impact of DM/HBV Coinfection in Patients with HCV, J Gastroenterol Hepatol; ePub 2018 Jan 26; Subramaniam, et al

Prevalence of HCV and Route of Transmission, J Viral Hepat; 2018 Feb; Wong, Lee, Ng, et al

Liver Fibrosis & Microbial Translocation in HIV/HCV, J Infect Dis; ePub 2018 Jan 3; Reid, et al

Clinical Guidelines

Low-Dose CT Screening for Lung Cancer, CHEST; ePub 2018 Jan 25; Mazzone, et al

USPSTF Guidelines for HT in Postmenopausal Women, JAMA; 2017 Dec 12; US Preventive Services Task Force

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Sleep Medicine

Sleep Problems & Chronic Pain, Are mood problems also a factor?

Is Cigarette Smoking on the Decline?, Study also looks at disparities

Read more in Sleep Medicine

Hematologic Malignancies

Prognostic Score System for Patients with PMF, J Clin Oncol; ePub 2017 Dec 9; Gugliemelli, et al

These Patients Are More Apt to Be Depressed, Ann Hematol; ePub 2017 Dec 7; Shreders, et al

Read more in Hematologic Malignancies

Diabetes

Weight Management & Remission of T2D in Primary Care, Lancet; 2018 Feb; Lean, Leslie, Barnes, et al

Risk of Infection in People with Diabetes, Diabetes Care; ePub 2018 Jan 12; Carey, et al

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Mixed Topics

Sexual Intercourse Among High School Students, MMWR; 2017 Jan 5; Ethier, Kann, et al

Coffee Consumption & Risk of Mortality, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2017 Jul 11; Park S, et al

Read more in Mixed Topics

Mental Health

Age at Menarche and Depression into Adulthood, Pediatrics; ePub 2017 Dec 26; Mendle, et al

Cognitive Training to Prevent Cognitive Decline, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2017 Dec 19; Butler, et al

Read more in Mental Health

Cardiology

Can Omega-3 Supplement Use Lower CVD Risk?, JAMA Cardiol; ePub 2018 Jan 31; Aung, et al

Adherence Rates to Secondary Prevention Meds, Circulation; ePub 2018 Jan 31; Mathews, et al

Read more in Cardiology

Oncology

Low-Dose CT Screening for Lung Cancer, CHEST; ePub 2018 Jan 25; Mazzone, et al

Risk of Breast Cancer with Hormonal Contraception, N Engl J Med; 2017 Dec 7; Mørch, Skovlund, et al

Read more in Oncology

Neurology

Prior Use of NOACs & Mortality in ICH Patients, JAMA; 2018 Feb 6; Inohara, Xian, Liang, et al

Thrombectomy for Stroke Patients at 6 to 16 Hours, N Engl J Med; ePub 2018 Jan 24; Albers, et al

Read more in Neurology

Vaccines

2018 Adult ACIP Immunization Schedule Released, Ann Intern Med; 2018 Feb 6; Kim, Riley, et al

2018 ACIP Immunization Schedule for Children, MMWR; ePub 2018 Feb 6; Robinson, et al

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Geriatrics

Methylphenidate for Apathy in Alzheimer’s Disease, Am J Psychiatry; ePub 2017 Sep 15; Padala, et al

Bisphosphonate Use & Fractures in Older Women, J Am Geriatr Soc; 2017 Sep; Drieling, et al

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Obesity

Bariatric Surgery and All-Cause Mortality, JAMA; 2018 Jan 16; Reges, Greenland, et al

Fiber Supplementation and Metabolic Outcomes, Am J Clin Nutr; 2017 Dec; Thompson, et al

Read more in Obesity

AML

Azacitidine in Lower-Risk MDS Shows Promise, Oncologist; ePub 2017 Nov 8; Komrokji, et al

Clostridium Difficile Infection in People with MDS, World J Clin Oncol; 2017 Oct 10; Shaht, et al

Read more in AML

Health Policy

FDA Approval of Intragastric Balloon System, Device assists adults with weight management

FDA Approval for Balloon Device, Non-surgical device treats obesity

Read more in Health Policy