Tag: bevacizumab

Image: PD In this section, we will highlight the key high-impact studies, updates, and analyses published in medicine during the past week. A Trial of Treatment for Acute Otorrhea in Children with Tympanostomy Tubes Acute otorrhea is a common post-operative complaint in children who undergo a myringotomy and tubes procedure for restoration...
Image: PD  1. Bevacizumab as a first-line agent alongside temozolomide and radiotherapy increased progression-free survival, but did not increase overall survival.  2. Bevacizumab incorporation was associated with an improved quality of life, but also a higher rate of serious adverse events.  Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)  Study Rundown: Glioblastoma is a primary brain...
Image: PD  1. When added after initial treatment with temozolomide and radiotherapy, bevacizumab did not improve overall survival in newly diagnosed glioblastoma.  2. Although bevacizumab improved progression-free survival, it was associated with greater deterioration in neurocognitive function and symptom severity. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)      Study Rundown: Treatment with bevacizumab, an...