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Treating osteoporosis with teriparatide: many unknowns?

Published on: November 10, 2003
Result type: Reports

In the US, teriparatide is indicated for the treatment of patients with osteoporosis who are “at high risk for fracture.” Although placebo-controlled trials show that teriparatide can reduce fractures, there is little information on its efficacy compared to available alternatives. In the US, the Food and Drug Administration highlighted concer...

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Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal Osteoporosis, Postmenopause, Forteo, Parathormone, Teriparatide, Parathar, Osteoporosis, Ostéoporose, primary osteoporosis, hypogonadal osteoporosis, bone loss, osteoporotic, ostéoporose primitive, ostéoporose découlant de l’hypogonadisme, ostéoporose postménopausique, perte osseuse, ostéoporotique, postménopausique, Forsteo, hPTH 1-34, hormone parathyroïde humaine 1-34, polypeptide 1-34 de l’hormone parathyroïde, parathormone 1-34, thérapie hormonale, hormone parathyroïde synthétique, hormones parathyroïdes, postmenopausal, human parathyroid hormone 1-34, parathyroid hormone peptide 1-34, parahormone 1-34, hormone therapy, synthetic parathyroid hormone, parathyroid hormones, 52232-67-4

The use of thermal imaging devices in screening for fever

Published on: October 30, 2003
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Preassessments

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Fever, Hyperthermia, Pyrexia, Temperature, Mass Screening, Screening, Diagnosis, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Thermography, Imaging, Fièvre, Dépistage systématique, population screening, Syndrome respiratoire aigu sévère, SARS, Thermographie, thermal imaging, thermal imaging device, thermal imaging devices, thermology, infrared imaging

Enfuvirtide, a new treatment for HIV infection

Published on: October 30, 2003
Result type: Reports

Enfuvirtide is the first in a new class of drugs called fusion inhibitors. It was recently approved in Canada for the treatment of patients with evidence of HIV-1 replication despite ongoing antiretroviral therapy. Current evidence on safety and efficacy is limited to 48-week studies. Two phase III trials found that in treatment-experienced p...

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HIV-1, AIDS Virus, Human immunodeficiency virus 1, HIV, HIV-I, Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1, HIV Fusion Inhibitors, HIV/AIDS, HIV infection, Inhibiteurs fusion VIH enfuvirtide, fusion inhibitors, fusion inhibitor, Fuzeon, pentafuside, T-20

Living donor liver transplantation

Published on: October 27, 2003
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Preassessments

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Liver Transplantation, Hepatic Transplantation, Living Donors, Liver, Liver, Transplantation foie, liver transplant, LDLT, Donneur vivant, living donor, live donor, live donors

Intravascular coronary ultrasound (IVUS)

Published on: October 25, 2003
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Preassessments

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Ultrasonography, Coronary Arteriosclerosis, Coronary Artery Disease, Ultrasonography, Interventional, Coronary artery disease, Interventional, Échographie interventionnelle, intravascular coronary ultrasound, intracoronary ultrasound, intravascular ultrasound, IVUS, Artériosclérose coronaire

Imiquimod cream: place in therapy

Published on: October 24, 2003
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Preassessments

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Aminoquinolines, Dermatology, Condylomata Acuminata, Warts, Basal Cell Cancer, Actinic Keratosis, Dermatology, Aminoquinoléines, imiquimod, imiquimod cream, Aldara, 99011-02-6, R 837, R-837, S 26308, S-26308

Gastro-duodenal ulcers associated with the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: a systematic review of preventive pharmacological interventions

Published on: October 17, 2003
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Health Technology Assessment, Technology Reports

Technology Name Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) Gastroprotective agents: misoprostol, histamine type-2 receptor antagonists (H2RAs), proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) Cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 selective NSAIDs: celecoxib, rofecoxib, meloxicam. Disease/Condition Traditional NSAIDs, which are used to treat painful arthritic and inflammator...

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Gastritis, Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage, Peptic Ulcer Perforation, Peptic Ulcer, Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Anti-Ulcer Agents, Prostaglandin Antagonists, Proton Pumps, Histamine H2 Antagonists, Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors, Misoprostol, Etodolac, Esomeprazole, Gastrointestinal Tract, Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal, Gastrointestinal tract, Gastroduodenal ulcers, Gi bleeds, Gi hemorrhage, Gastrointestinal bleeding, non-steroidal, Ulcer hemorrhage, Gastrointestinal performation, Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories, Cyclo oxygenase inhibitors, celecoxib, celebrex, rofecoxib, vioxx, meloxicam, pantoprazole, lansoprazole, timoprazole, rabeprazole

Auto-titrating nasal continuous positive airway pressure systems in the management of obstructive sleep apnea

Published on: October 6, 2003
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Health Technology Assessment, Technology Reports

Technology Name Auto-titrating nasal continuous positive airway pressure (APAP) Disease/Condition Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSA) is a sleep and breathing disorder defined as a combination of complete cessations of airflow (apneas) and partial cessations of airflow (hypopneas) lasting at least 10 seconds and occurring at least five times ...

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Positive-Pressure Respiration, Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, APAP, Sleep Apnea, Obstructive, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, Ear, nose, and throat, Respiratory, auto-titrating, self-titrating, auto-regulating, self-regulating, Ventilation sous pression positive, CPAP, auto-CPAP, positive airway respiration, Sleep Apnea, Obstructive, Apnée sommeil obstructive, sleep apnea, sleep apnoea, titration automatique, Autoréglage, réglage automatique, ventilation spontanée en pression positive continue, PPC, PPC TA, PPC automatique, ventilation spontanée en pression positive, apnée du sommeil

Ezetimibe for lowering blood cholesterol

Published on: October 3, 2003
Result type: Reports

Ezetimibe is the first drug in a new class called cholesterol absorption inhibitors. There is no evidence that ezetimibe will reduce rates of death or hospitalization. When it is taken alone or when it is added to existing statin therapy, ezetimibe can reduce serum cholesterol in patients who have an increased risk of future coronary artery d...

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Azetidines, Anticholesteremic Agents, Cholesterol, Hypercholesterolemia, Lipoproteins, LDL Cholesterol, Low Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol, Cholesterol, ezetimibe, ezetimib, Zetia, Ezetrol, 2-azetidinone, cholesterol absorption inhibitors, lowering cholesterol, lower cholesterol, blood cholesterol, high cholesterol

Emerging Technology List — Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy

Published on: October 1, 2003
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Emerging Technology List

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Laparoscopy, Celioscopy, Peritoneoscopy, Laparoscopes, Laparoscope, Prostatectomy, Prostatic Neoplasms, Prostate Cancer, Prostatic Cancer, Prostate, Prostate cancer, LRP, Peritoneoscopie, laparoscopic, Prostatectomie, radical prostatectomy, Tumeur Prostate, prostate carcinoma, prostatic carcinoma, prostate surgery