Weekly Rewinds

Weekly summaries of the top medical research

2 Minute Medicine Rewind March 13, 2017

Post-babesiosis warm autoimmune hemolytic anemia Incidence of babesiosis has increased in the last decade, especially in the New England region of the United States. While...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind February 27, 2017

Assessing the Risks Associated with MRI in Patients with a Pacemaker or Defibrillator Patients with implanted cardiovascular electronic devices, such as pacemakers or defibrillators (ICD),...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind February 20, 2017

Osimertinib or platinum-pemetrexed in EGFR T790M-positive lung cancer First line treatment for patients with advanced, non-small cell lung cancers that overexpress epidermal growth factor receptor...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind February 13, 2017

Thromboprophylaxis after Knee Arthroscopy and Lower-Leg Casting The use of thromboprophylaxis to prevent venous thromboembolism (VTE) after knee arthroscopy or casting of the lower leg...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind February 6, 2017

  Intra-articular corticosteroids versus intra-articular corticosteroids plus methotrexate in oligoarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a multicentre, prospective, randomised, open-label trial Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is a heterogeneous...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind January 30, 2017

A Recombinant Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Ebola Vaccine The 2014 Ebola virus outbreak lead to 28,000 cases and 11,000 reported deaths and renewed interest in the...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind January 23, 2017

  The effect of endotracheal tubes versus laryngeal mask airways on perioperative respiratory adverse events in infants: a randomised controlled trial Perioperative respiratory adverse events (PRAE)...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind January 16, 2017

Trial of amitriptyline, topiramate, and placebo for pediatric migraine The management of migraine headaches in the pediatric population has always been a challenge, given the...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind January 9, 2017

Ticagrelor versus Clopidogrel in Symptomatic Peripheral Artery Disease Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is a manifestation of systemic atherosclerosis that is correlated with increased risk of...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind January 2, 2017

Association Between Hospital Penalty Status Under the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program and Readmission Rates for Target and Nontarget Conditions Recent years has seen an increased...
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