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Expert Experience Interpreting Evidenced-Based Medicine.

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Heard at the Roundtable

  • "African Americans, and in particular African American women … carry the highest risk in the United States for having [CAD, MI, and CV morbidity and mortality]. Unfortunately African Americans, Hispanics and women of all ethnicities suffer from a disparity in access to life saving technologies and pharmacologic therapies."
    Christopher Leggett, MD

  • "Fibromyalgia is undoubtedly a valid condition characterized by widespread body pain as well as variable other symptoms, which can include fatigue; sleep disturbance; mood disorders; and other somatic symptoms such as headache, abdominal pain, and hypersensitivity to external stimuli. Fibromyalgia remains a clinical challenge as there is no defining test, symptoms are subjective with variable patient presentation, and ideal treatment is elusive."

    Mary-Ann Fitzcharles

  • "Most importantly, not everybody in the population with a migraine needs neuroimaging, but that depends on detailed clinical symptoms."

    Tobias Kurth

  • “…it’s difficult for me to think that FAIR-HF proves that giving iron in any form would necessarily be beneficial.”
    -Stephen S. Gottlieb, MD

  • “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