Posts Tagged ‘ventricular fibrillation’

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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.


April 9th, 2013

Quinidine Unavailable in Most of the World

Quinidine — the only drug known to be effective in preventing lethal ventricular arrhythmias in people with several rare conditions, including Brugada syndrome, idiopathic ventricular fibrillation (VF), and early repolarization syndrome — is no longer available in much of the world. In a study published online in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Sami Viskin and colleagues surveyed […]