Ischaemic heart disease

Disappointing results for colchicine in acute MI: LoDoCo-MI 

A low-dose of the common gout drug colchicine does not appear to significantly reduce hs-CRP levels after acute MI, results of a pilot study shows.  “We all know that atherosclerosis is an inflammatory disease and that inflammation plays a key role in all stages of atherosclerosis, from the initiation to development and growth of plaques ...

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