Posts Tagged ‘pericarditis’

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June 30th, 2014

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: June 30th

This week’s topics include atrial fibrillation and cryptogenic stroke, higher potency statins and the risk for new diabetes, and more.


September 12th, 2013

Colchicine Found Effective in Acute Pericarditis

Although colchicine has been shown to be beneficial in patients with recurrent pericarditis, which is thought to have a large inflammatory component related to an immune response, until now its efficacy in a first episode of acute pericarditis has been uncertain, as these episodes are thought to usually have a viral component that might benefit from […]


February 22nd, 2013

Persistent Chest Pain After Myopericarditis

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Five experts offer their perspectives on a perplexing case involving a young physician patient.