Steiner, MD, associate professor of pediatrics at UNC, concludes that routinely giving ondansetron to kids with gastroenteritis-induced vomiting would prevent a large number of hospitalizations and save millions of dollars each year. During the past, people always idea that ondansetron was therefore expensive that its use ‘wasn’t worth it.’ Our findings problem that belief and could change clinician decision-making along with practice guidelines, Steiner said.This ultimately resulted in an imbalanced exclusion of sufferers assigned to off-pump CABG. Yet the similarity of the full total results acquired in the per-protocol analysis argues against a major bias. To conclude, our randomized trial of off-pump versus on-pump CABG in elderly patients did not show a significant advantage of either operative approach with respect to clinical outcomes at thirty days or 1 year.. Achievements in lupus study, advocacy and education cause for celebration and hope The full year 2009 will be remembered as a year of many firsts for lupus, including the first successful phase III clinical trial of a potential new treatment for lupus, the launch of the first-ever Ad Council public awareness campaign for lupus, and the first comprehensive report on the barriers to lupus drug development.