Richard Lehman, BM, BCh, MRCGP

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March 2nd, 2015

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: March 2nd

This week’s topics include NSAID use in patients receiving antithrombotic therapy after MI, sauna bathing, Eugene Braunwald’s lecture on the war against heart failure, and more.


February 23rd, 2015

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: February 23rd

This week’s topics include a comparison of fondaparinux and low-molecular-weight heparin in patients with non-STEMI and a study of multiple BP medications, achieved BP, and mortality in older nursing home residents.


February 16th, 2015

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: February 16th

This week’s topics include blood pressure lowering in type 2 diabetes and the trajectories of risk after hospitalization for HF, acute MI, or pneumonia.


February 9th, 2015

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: February 9th

This week’s topics include the efficacy of a device to narrow the coronary sinus in refractory angina and an open-label trial comparing the Symplicity device with stepped drug treatment for resistant hypertension.


February 2nd, 2015

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: February 2nd

This week’s topics include less-tight vs. tight hypertension control in pregnancy, icatibant for ACE-inhibitor-induced angioedema, and more.


January 26th, 2015

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: January 26th

This week’s topics include dietary sodium content, mortality, and CVD risk in older adults, the ROX CONTROL HTN study, and more.


January 12th, 2015

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: January 12th

This week’s topics include the effects of BP reduction in mild hypertension, the association between dietary whole grain intake and risk of mortality, and more.


January 5th, 2015

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: January 5th

This week’s topics include metformin in patients with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease, mortality and treatment patterns among patients hospitalized with acute CV conditions during national cardiology meetings, and more.


December 22nd, 2014

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: December 22nd

This week’s topics include intra-arterial treatment for acute ischemic stroke and a comparison of high- vs. low-glycemic index diets on CVD risk factors and insulin sensitivity.


December 15th, 2014

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: December 15th

This week’s topics include a trial of the factor XI antisense oligonucleotide for prevention of venous thrombosis and a stent comparison.