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PRODUCED BY AND FOR MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY April 2017 | Archived Issues

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Surgery Grand Rounds

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Grand Rounds

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Education Schedule

Click the PDF links below to see the Department of Surgery's education schedule.

Education Schedule - April 2017 (PDF)

Education Schedule - May 2017 (PDF)  


Surgery Scheduling

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FDA Issues Update on Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently dropped the Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy requirements for the erythropoiesis-stimulating agent (ESA) products Epogen/Procrit and Aranesp. ESAs are used to treat anemia resulting from chronic kidney disease, chemotherapy and certain treatments for human immunodeficiency virus, and to reduce the number of blood transfusions during and after certain major surgeries.

The FDA website has more information.