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Diagnostic and Therapeutic Errors in Classical Trigeminal Neuralgia: a Multicenter Survey

Fabio Antonaci, Sebastiano Arceri, Martin Rakusa, Dimos Mitsikostas, Ivan Milanov, Vasil Todorov, Matteo Cotta Ramusino, Alfredo Costa,

<h4>Background: </h4> Classical Trigeminal neuralgia (CTN) is a severe, disabling form of painful cranial neuropathy. Even though CTN has a typical clinical picture, diagnosis it is often missed or delayed in clinical practice. This study was carried over to investigate the occurrence of diagnostic and therapeutic errors in CNT. Methods ... Read more >>

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Peginesatide in patients with anemia undergoing hemodialysis.

Steven Fishbane, Brigitte Schiller, Francesco Locatelli, Adrian C Covic, Robert Provenzano, Andrzej Wiecek, Nathan W Levin, Mark Kaplan, Iain C Macdougall, Carol Francisco, Martha R Mayo, Krishna R Polu, Anne-Marie Duliege, Anatole Besarab, ,

<h4>Background</h4>Peginesatide, a synthetic peptide-based erythropoiesis-stimulating agent (ESA), is a potential therapy for anemia in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease.<h4>Methods</h4>We conducted two randomized, controlled, open-label studies (EMERALD 1 and EMERALD 2) involving patients undergoing hemodialysis. Cardiovascular safety was evaluated by analysis of an adjudicated composite safety end point--death from any ... Read more >>

N Engl J Med (The New England journal of medicine)
[2013, 368(4):307-319]

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Rosuvastatin and cardiovascular events in patients undergoing hemodialysis.

Bengt C Fellström, Alan G Jardine, Roland E Schmieder, Hallvard Holdaas, Kym Bannister, Jaap Beutler, Dong-Wan Chae, Alejandro Chevaile, Stuart M Cobbe, Carola Grönhagen-Riska, José J De Lima, Robert Lins, Gert Mayer, Alan W McMahon, Hans-Henrik Parving, Giuseppe Remuzzi, Ola Samuelsson, Sandor Sonkodi, D Sci, Gultekin Süleymanlar, Dimitrios Tsakiris, Vladimir Tesar, Vasil Todorov, Andrzej Wiecek, Rudolf P Wüthrich, Mattis Gottlow, Eva Johnsson, Faiez Zannad, ,

<h4>Background</h4>Statins reduce the incidence of cardiovascular events in patients at high cardiovascular risk. However, a benefit of statins in such patients who are undergoing hemodialysis has not been proved.<h4>Methods</h4>We conducted an international, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, prospective trial involving 2776 patients, 50 to 80 years of age, who were undergoing maintenance ... Read more >>

N Engl J Med (The New England journal of medicine)
[2009, 360(14):1395-1407]

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Comparison of the therapeutic effects of epoetin zeta and epoetin alpha in the correction of renal anaemia.

Stefan Krivoshiev, Vasil V Todorov, Jacek Manitius, Stanislaw Czekalski, Paul Scigalla, Rossen Koytchev, ,

<h4>Objective</h4>To assess the therapeutic equivalence of epoetin zeta and epoetin alpha for correction of haemoglobin (Hb) concentration in patients with anaemia and chronic kidney disease (CKD) stage 5 maintained on haemodialysis.<h4>Study design</h4>In total, 609 patients with CKD and anaemia (Hb < 9 g/dL) were randomly assigned to receive either epoetin ... Read more >>

Curr Med Res Opin (Current medical research and opinion)
[2008, 24(5):1407-1415]

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