This summary covers the issue of September 14, 2006. Featured are articles on sirolimus-eluting stents versus uncoated stents in acute myocardial infarction, paclitaxel-eluting versus uncoated stents in primary percutaneous coronary intervention, chemotherapy with preoperative radiotherapy in rectal cancer, oral fingolimod for relapsing multiple sclerosis, cost-effectiveness of HIV treatment in resource-poor settings, and gram-negative bacteria and secretion of toxins; a review article on echinocandins for candidemia in adults without neutropenia; a case report of a man with masses in both kidneys; and Perspective articles on the XVI International AIDS Conference, on Gates, Buffett, and global health, and on fingolimod and sphingosine-1-phosphate and lymphocyte migration.
Wednesday, September 13, 2006
New England Journal of Medicine Audio Summary for September 14, 2006
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