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Ventricular Tachycardia VT

Ventricular tachycardia is a pulse rate of more than 100 beats per minute, with at least three irregular heartbeats in a row. It is a major cause of sudden cardiac death. The condition can develop...

WolffParkinsonWhite WPW syndrome

Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome (WPW) is a syndrome of pre-excitation of ventricles of the heart due to an accessory pathway known as the bundle of Kent. This accessory pathway is an abno...

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Sustained high ventricular rates during persistent or permanent AF can lead to a deterioration in left ventricular function, hence the requirement for rate control. Historically, digoxin has been us...

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Thyrotoxicosis Associated With the Use of Amiodarone

What role could imaging play in differentiating type 1 from type 2 amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis? Clinical Endocrinology

2 Assaults on Anesthetized Patients by Staff Members Lead to Lawsuits

Two recent incidents of patients being sexually assaulted during or immediately after procedures in which they were anesthetized have resulted in lawsuits against the physicians and their facilities...

FDA Drug Safety Communication: Connection problems involving certain needleless pre-filled glass syringes containing adenosine and amiodarone

[05-06-2011] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting the healthcare community about syringe connection problems when certain needleless glass syringes containing the cardiac drugs aden...

Zofran Treats Morning Sickness But Draws Birth Defect Lawsuits

The number of Zofran birth defect lawsuits continues to climb after the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation issued the order to consolidate cases before Judge F. Dennis Saylor in Massachus...

Judge Dismisses Pfizer's Zoloft Lawsuits

The lawsuits accused Pfizer of failing to warn about possible birth defects associated with taking the antidepressant during pregnancy

GMOs and Patents: Part 2 – Lawsuits against Farmers

This is the second of three posts examining the topic of GMOs and patents. The first post in the series provided an overview on the topic of patents and described the concept of “terminator genes...

Judge Denies GSK’s Motion to Dismiss Zofran Birth Defect Lawsuits

The federal judge overseeing lawsuits in the Zofran (ondansetron) anti-nausea drug multidistrict litigation in Massachusetts denied GlaxoSmithKline’s motion to dismiss the lawsuits. The judge si...

'Unnecessary' Tests and Lawsuits; What's Telemedicine?; More

Does 'unnecessary testing' avert lawsuits?; Consumers don't understand telemedicine; more Medscape Business of Medicine

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Treatment with amiodarone.

Amiodarone is an effective antiarrhythmic drug for supra­ven­tri­cular and ventricular arrhythmias. A majority of patients treated with amiodarone suffer from mild adverse events, however, serious ...

The role of antithyroglobulin, antiperoxidase and anti-TSH receptor autoantibodies in amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis and amiodarone-induced hypothyroidism (A two-center study).

It has been reported that patients experiencing side effects of amiodarone (AM) therapy, such as amiodarone-induced thyrotoxocosis (AIT) or amiodarone-induced hypothyroidism (AIH), have changes in ser...

The effect of the amiodarone-warfarin interaction on anticoagulation quality in a single, high-quality anticoagulation center.

Clinical trials have reported a low time in therapeutic range (TTR) in patients with atrial fibrillation treated with both warfarin andamiodarone. These trials included centers and countries with both...

Severe acute hepatitis following intravenous amiodarone : a case report and review of the literature.

Hepatotoxic complications of long-term oral amiodarone therapy have been well described ; however, liver injury secondary to parenteral infusion of amiodarone is uncommon, potentially fatal, and poo...

Hepatic Dysfunction in Patients Receiving Intravenous Amiodarone.

Amiodarone is a commonly used antiarrhythmic drug. Hepatotoxicity following chronic oral administration occurs in 1% to 3% of patients. Hepatotoxicity following intravenous (IV) administration is infr...

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