The September issue of EMJ is out now, and focuses on rare diseases and the challenges associated with their diagnosis and management. This issue showcases fascinating reviews, research articles, and case reports from across medical disciplines, including research into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on rare disease diagnostics. An interview with Yann Le Cam, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of EURORDIS-Rare Diseases Europe, highlights sustainability in Europe and the need for patient advocacy in rare disease protocols.
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Umbilical Cord Haematoma and Uterine Torsion: Rare Pregnancy Complications at Tu Du Hospital in Vietnam and a Review of Literature
Abnormalities of the umbilical cord are very common in pregnancy. These include marginal insertion, velamentous cord insertion, umbilical cord true knot, umbilical torsion, and many more.
Tackling Unmet Medical Need: How Slow-Release Intra-articular Corticosteroids Could Play a Role in Improving Quality of Life and Reducing Risk in Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the fastest growing cause of disability worldwide, but, with few proven therapeutic options, it is an underserved condition. With increasingly ageing populations contributing to a rising global prevalence, this unmet need only threatens to worsen in the coming years.
Tackling Extended Hospital Stays in Patients with Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections
Hospitalisation rates for acute bacterial skin and skin structure infection (ABSSSI) are rising and represent a large pharmacoeconomic burden as treatment may involve an extended number of days of antibiotic therapy.