TITLE

Adding colchicine to standard therapy after cardiac surgery reduced risk for the postpericardiotomy syndrome

AUTHOR(S)
Bates, Eric R.
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;2/21/2011, Vol. 154 Issue 2, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a study which noted whether adding colchicine to standard therapy reduces risk for the postpericardiotomy syndrome (PPS) after cardiac surgery. The study was conducted by researcher M. Imazio and his colleagues, and was published in a 2010 issue of the "European Heart Journal." The study found that the addition of colchicine to standard therapy after cardiac surgery reduced risk for the postpericardiotomy syndrome.
ACCESSION #
64279616

 

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