As surgical expertise has a proven impact on post-treatment morbidity, medical societies should establish criteria of adequate professional expertise for surgical treatment of craniopharyngioma.
Adoption of a healthy lifestyle during pregnancy should remain a basic aim of national policies for health promotion and prevention of unexpected pregnancy outcomes.
The Ozaki procedure for aortic valve replacement involves reconstructing the valve leaflets from autologous pericardium. Potential benefits include avoidance of oral anticoagulation and suitability for patients with small aortic annuli.
A few studies have explored changes in benzodiazepine or sleep medication use as a function of hospitalisation, but failed to precisely determine the hospital’s role in initiating, continuing and discontinuing these drugs.
There is no definitive treatment for primary Sjögren’s syndrome, but several clinical trials are ongoing or planned. The disease activity indexes (ESSDAI and ClinESSDAI) are used to assess eligibility and outcomes in clinical trials.
Craniopharyngioma-related hypothalamic obesity is a devastating complication. There is limited data on whether long-term follow-up of craniopharyngioma patients should focus on problems other than endocrine deficiencies and weight gain.
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