Efficacy

ALS drug wins FDA approval despite uncertainty over efficacy CNN

ALS drug wins FDA approval despite uncertainty over efficacy CNN

CNN — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. The FDA on Thursday announced approval of Relyvrio, developed by Amylyx Pharmaceuticals. According to the company, the oral drug can be taken as a stand-alone therapy or with other therapies and has been shown to slow …

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Efficacy and safety of extravascular implantable cardioverter-defibrillators New England Journal of Medicine

Efficacy and safety of extravascular implantable cardioverter-defibrillators New England Journal of Medicine

Abstract background Extravascular implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) implant a lead under the sternum to achieve pause-prevention pacing, anti-tachycardia pacing, and defibrillation energy similar to transvenous ICDs. The safety and efficacy of extravascular ICDs are unknown. method We conducted a prospective, single-arm, non-randomized, premarketing global clinical study involving patients with ICD indications I or IIa, all of …

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