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Pediatric Care |August 2016

New Therapies and Early Care Benefit Patients with Cystic Fibrosis

Early aggressive treatment of cystic fibrosis, enabled by newborn screenings, has markedly improved health outcomes for patients. Now promising new therapies target the gene defects linked to the condition.

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Pediatric Care

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August 2016

Specialized Team Care, Nutritional Support Aid in Management of Cystic Fibrosis

Surgical intervention and specialized nutritional support allow a patient with CF and meconium ileus to make rapid progress in height and weight.

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Heart Care

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August 2016

Integrated Care Produces Successful Outcome in Patient with PAD

Patient with severe claudication joins a supervised exercise and wellness program. After 3 months, he doubled the distance he could walk pain free.

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Adult Specialties

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July 2016

Ultraviolet A-1 Phototherapy Expands Options for Dermatology Patients

The new high-intensity form of phototherapy can reach the inflammatory cells that drive many chronic skin conditions without requiring patients to take photosensitizing medications.

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Heart Care

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June 2016

Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation Returns Patient to Active Lifestyle

Unable to manage his recurrent atrial fibrillation with medication, a patient turns to a targeted ablation procedure. At 1-year follow-up, he remains symptom free and has resumed his normal activities.

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