December 1st, 2014
Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: December 1st
Richard Lehman, BM, BCh, MRCGP
This week’s topics include atenolol vs. losartan in children and young adults with Marfan’s syndrome, the Japanese Primary Prevention Project, and more.
November 18th, 2014
Losartan No Better Than Atenolol in Marfan’s Syndrome
Larry Husten, PHD
Beta-blockers have been the standard treatment for people with Marfan’s syndrome, a rare inherited connective tissue disorder that affects about 1 in 5000 people. The goal of treatment is to prevent or slow down the dilation of the aorta and avoid aortic dissection, the main cause of death. In recent years, studies have raised the […]