Weekly Rewinds

Weekly summaries of the top medical research

2 Minute Medicine Rewind November 20, 2017

Tolvaptan in Later-Stage Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease Tolvapatan, a vasopressin V2-receptor antagonist, has been shown to slow kidney growth and glomerular filtration rate (GFR)...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind November 13, 2017

Thrombectomy 6 to 24 Hours after Stroke with a Mismatch between Deficit and Infarct Endovascular thrombectomy has been shown to have clinical benefit in patients...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind November 6, 2017

Effect of Sertraline on Depressive Symptoms in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease Without Dialysis Dependence Major depressive disorder (MDD) affects a significant number of patients...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind October 30, 2017

Surgery for Drug-Resistant Epilepsy in Children The role of surgery in cases of drug-resistant recalcitrant epilepsy in children and adolescents is currently unclear.  In this...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind October 23, 2017

Dual Antithrombotic Therapy with Dabigatran after PCI in Atrial Fibrillation Patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) typically receive warfarin and two antiplatelet...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind October 16, 2017

Phase 2 Placebo-Controlled Trial of Two Vaccines to Prevent Ebola in Liberia In 2014, two candidate Ebola virus (EBOV) vaccines in phase 1 testing were...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind October 9, 2017

Effect of an Early Resuscitation Protocol on In-hospital Mortality Among Adults With Sepsis and Hypotension  Early resuscitation protocols have been shown to reduce sepsis mortality....

2 Minute Medicine Rewind October 2, 2017

Effect of Individualized vs Standard Blood Pressure Management Strategies on Postoperative Organ Dysfunction Among High-Risk Patients Undergoing Major Surgery There is currently a lack of...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind September 25, 2017

Antiinflammatory Therapy with Canakinumab for Atherosclerotic Disease Lipid-lowering agents play a central role in the prevention of atherosclerosis progression. However, inflammation is also thought to...

2 Minute Medicine Rewind September 18, 2017

Research and Development Spending to Bring a Single Cancer Drug to Market and Revenues After Approval There is current debate surrounding the high cost of...
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