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The role of aspirin, statins, colchicine, and IL-1 inhibitors in prevention of cardiovascular events: a systematic integrative review
The authors review the efficacy of aspirin, statins, colchicine, and IL-1 inhibitors in the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular events to provide clinical practitioners with evidence-based practice approaches and determine any unmet needs in their utilization.
Sudden cardiac death is a rare but tragic event that can occur in endurance sport athletes. The authors present a case of an otherwise healthy young male runner who collapsed during a marathon and could not be resuscitated despite aggressive measures.
J Osteopath Med; 123(10): 461-465
The objective of this study was to evaluate the association of systolic blood pressure in the emergency department with stroke severity in patients with acute ischemic stroke.
J Osteopath Med; 123(7): 331-336
Effects of the Strong Hearts program after a major cardiovascular event in patients with cardiovascular disease
This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of the Strong Hearts program (a 9-week structured intensive cardiac rehabilitation program) in cardiovascular patients following a major cardiovascular event.
J Osteopath Med; 123(6): 279-285
The use of vena cava filters (VCF) is a common procedure utilized in the prevention of pulmonary embolism, yet VCFs have some significant and known complications, such as strut penetration and migration. This case describes a 66-year-old woman who was found to have a filter migration and the techniques that were utilized to remove this filter.
J Osteopath Med; 122(12): 605-608
Propionibacterium acnes: an uncommon cause of lung abscess in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease complicated with bullous emphysema
The authors present a rare case of a common skin commensal, Propionibacterium acnes, that infected the left upper lobe of the lung of a 57-year-old man.
J Osteopath Med; 122(10): 493-497
Financial conflicts of interest during meetings of the cardiovascular and renal drugs advisory committee
The purpose is to evaluate whether public speakers with a financial conflict of interest are more likely to provide positive testimony regarding the drug in question during Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee meetings of the FDA between February 2009 and December 2019 through the use of publicly available transcripts.
J Osteopath Med; 122(9): 445-451
COVID-19 caused a worldwide pandemic and there are still many uncertainties about the disease. C-reactive protein (CRP) levels could be utilized as a prognosticator for disease severity in COVID-19 patients. This study aims to determine whether CRP levels are correlated with COVID-19 patient outcomes and length of stay.
J Osteopath Med; 121(12): 869-873
Cardiac surgery with median sternotomy causes iatrogenic damage to the function of the diaphragm muscle that is both temporary and permanent. Myocardial infarction itself causes diaphragmatic genetic alterations, which lead the muscle to nonphysiological adaptation. This article reviews the neurophysiological relationships of the diaphragm muscle and the symptoms of diaphragmatic contractile dysfunction, and the authors discuss a scientific basis for the use of a new noninstrumental diaphragmatic test in the hope of stimulating research.
J Osteopath Med; 121(11): 835-842
J Osteopath Med; 107(5): 191-196