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A trial randomizing brain-dead donor hearts to levothyroxine administration or saline has returned results challenging conventional wisdom on the topic, with data indicating thyroid hormone administration may provide no significant benefit.
The ultrasound prevalence of NAFLD was 23% among a cohort of patients with IBD, with study results further identifying several clinical characteristics associated with IBD-NAFLD including age, gender, BMI, and waist circumference.
An analysis of data from the Veterans Health Administration provides insight into disparities in the rates of endoscopy or colonoscopy among patients with iron deficiency anemia or hematochezia.
Data from a 24-week, prospective trial conducted at a hospital in China provide insight into the effects of roxadustat on iron metabolism relative to use of ESAs in patients using peritoneal dialysis.