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Expert Experience Interpreting Evidenced-Based Medicine.

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Heard at the Roundtable

  • “[Redistribution of abdominal fat is] one of the most rewarding things that we can see, as physicians caring for these patients, because we know that ... means we’re going to see gradual improvements in the HDL and triglycerides over time.”
    ~ Malissa Wood, MD

  • "Narcolepsy is a disorder that’s interesting because it typically does get missed. Although patients may present with complaints of tiredness and fatigue, very often people don’t think of narcolepsy as being a possible cause."
    ~Michael Thorpy

  • “Certain activities like racquet sports, skiing, and basketball seem to be associated with a greater incidence of acute cardiovascular events. Many of these victims, especially those younger than 35, often have underlying structural cardiovascular abnormalities, most notably hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.”
    ~ Barry Franklin

  • “If you look at the rates, for instance, of preloading that occur in the United States, they are quite low, even though guidelines recommend preloading with antiplatelet agents (eg, P2Y12 inhibitors) prior to PCI in ACS patients.1"

    ~ Ajay J. Kirtane, MD, SM

  • “It could be tremendous for prevention in children. After being followed, maybe they will come back to have fewer drug problems, smoking issues.”
    ~ James Dalen