Saturday, 23 July 2011

HOW TO PREVENT POSTOPERATIVE PERICARDIAL EFFUSIONS AFTER CARDIAC SURGERY.

Colchicine prevents early postoperative pericardial and pleural effusions
This study is rather good. Colchicine has already been proven to prevent pericarditis associated effusions, so the results of the study should not come as a surprise. But the big question is, should every single patient who has had a heart operation be started on it?
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