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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF Aug. 20, 2010 Issue | Archived Issues

Physician News

Michael Alexander, M.D., ...

Stephen A. Geller, M.D., ...

Mark Goodarzi, M.D., Ph.D., ...

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FDA Proposes Withdrawal of Midodrine

Pharmacy Focus

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed to withdraw marketing approval of midodrine, a drug used to treat low blood pressure. The administration also issued a "notice of opportunity for a hearing" to the companies that manufacture midodrine.

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Meetings and Events

High Holiday Services – Sept. 9, 17, 18

Rehabilitation Topics on the Neurological and Neurovascular Treatment of Stroke – Sept. 11

Politics and PBS: What You Don't See on TV – Sept. 24

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Heart Institute Opens California's First Advanced Heart Failure Inpatient Unit

The Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute has opened an innovative 30-bed inpatient unit dedicated to providing advanced heart failure patients with an intensive, multidisciplinary approach to inpatient care. The unit on 6 South East formally opened late last month.

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Drug reduces tumor size in ovarian, breast cancer patients

Research Corner

An international consortium of researchers that included William Audeh, M.D., of Cedars-Sinai has shown that an investigational drug can reduce the size of tumors in women with advanced hereditary ovarian cancer with BRCA gene mutations.

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Viewing CME Credits in Web/VS

Web/VS Tip of the Week

You can view your CME credits in Web/VS by following these steps ...

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Imaging Case of the Month for August

Make your diagnosis

A 12-year-old girl presents with back pain and a Lytic lesion was found on scoliosis films.




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