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A BI-WEEKLY PUBLICATION FROM THE CEDARS-SINAI CHIEF OF STAFF July 9, 2010 Issue | Archived Issues

Pharmacy Focus

Pfizer withdraws Mylotarg® from market

On June 21, Pfizer announced the voluntary withdrawal of the drug Mylotarg® (gemtuzumab ozogamicin) from the U.S market. 

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Imaging Case of the Month for July

A 68-year-old female with dyspnea on exertion underwent a CT coronary angiogram as part of her workup. 

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Meetings and Events

Interdisciplinary Diabetes Conference, July 13

Argentina: Land of Pampas, Gauchos, Tango, Polo and Soccer, July 20

Sand N' Snore, July 16

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Hooray for Hollywood!

The Independence Day holiday weekend started with a bang – and a band – for 346 Cedars-Sinai physicians, their families and friends at the Hollywood Bowl.

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PEG Rarely Indicated for Palliative Care

New form can assist in evaluation

By Andrew Ippoliti, M.D., and Daniel Fink, M.D.
A gastrostomy tube is placed directly into the stomach to allow enteral nutrition without the discomfort, potential for dislodgement, and mechanical complications of a long-term nasogastric tube. With the development of flexible fiber optic endoscopy in the past few decades, percutaneous enterogastrostomy (PEG) has become the preferred technique for gastrostomy tube placement.

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House staff introduced to their new home

Eighty-eight residents and 65 fellows joined Cedars-Sinai’s house staff in June.

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