Monday, January 6, 2020

Cleveland Clinic's 2019 innovations

Cleveland Clinic's 2019 innovations
MSN and JDN: time to study these
Dr KK Aggarwal
President CMAAO, HCFI and Past National President IMA
1.     Newer drugs for treating diastolic heart failure, heart failure with a normal pumping function of the heart but still with elevated pressure inside the heart so you feel short of breath.
2.      Bempedoic acid is a new medication that has the same advantages of statins but does not cause muscle-related problems
3.      Newer drugs to treat cardiac amyloidosis
4.      Parp inhibitors in ovarian cancers
5.     E new device that sends electrical signals to the spinal cord to ease chronic back pain.
6.      Biologics in orthopedic injury
7.      An antibiotic envelope to prevent pacemaker infections.
8.      A pill for children with severe peanut allergy.
9.      Less invasive repair of the heart's mitral valve
10.  A new osteoporosis drug designed to reduce the risk of life-altering fractures.

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