Landmark Journal Club


August 2015 (Giftos)

posted Sep 4, 2015, 11:53 AM by PC/SM Chief Resident   [ updated Sep 4, 2015, 12:02 PM ]

This month we'll be looking at the data underlying the use of race in the new HTN guidelines. 

The data comes overwhelmingly from a pre-specified subgroup of the ALLHAT trial.


I've broken down the sections to help facilitate discussion: 

Background & Methods: Iman
Enrollment & Intervention: Shruthi
Outcomes: Lalit
Results (part 1): Liz
Results (part 2): Sire
Discussion: All

Guiding questions can be found here

July 2015 (Giftos)

posted Jul 7, 2015, 4:12 PM by PC/SM Chief Resident   [ updated Sep 4, 2015, 12:02 PM ]

This month we'll be looking at the data underlying the use of race in the new HTN guidelines. 

The data comes overwhelmingly from a pre-specified subgroup of the ALLHAT trial.


I've broken down the sections to help facilitate discussion. Guide found here

May

posted May 19, 2015, 10:15 AM by PC/SM Chief Resident   [ updated May 19, 2015, 10:17 AM ]

Osteoporosis 

FIT - Hack
FLEX - Narayan

March 2015

posted Mar 16, 2015, 1:16 PM by PC/SM Chief Resident   [ updated Mar 16, 2015, 1:18 PM ]

Hypertension in the Elderly

Raj, Jenny, Sheba - Syst-Euro

Marce, Radeyah - SHEP

February 2015

posted Mar 16, 2015, 1:15 PM by PC/SM Chief Resident   [ updated Mar 16, 2015, 1:15 PM ]

COPD

TORCH trial: 
Salmeterol and Fluticasone Propionate and Survival in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
N Engl J Med 2007; 356:775-789February 22, 2007DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa063070

UPLIFT trial:
A 4-Year Trial of Tiotropium in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
October 9, 2008   Tashkin D.P., Celli B., Senn S., et al.N Engl J Med 2008; 359:1543-1554

January 2015

posted Mar 16, 2015, 1:13 PM by PC/SM Chief Resident

Osteoporosis

Mayce and Monica - Please read "Osteoporosis Repeat Screening"

Nate and Anna - Please read "Osteoporosis FIT"

Jon x 2 - Please read "Osteoporosis FLEX"

October 2014

posted Oct 15, 2014, 6:14 AM by PC/SM Chief Resident   [ updated Oct 15, 2014, 11:38 AM ]

We will look at the effects of tight glycemic control on macrovascular outcomes in 3 landmark papers.

May 2014

posted May 4, 2014, 3:41 PM by PC/SM Chief Resident   [ updated May 4, 2014, 3:42 PM ]

April 2014

posted Apr 16, 2014, 1:24 PM by PC/SM Chief Resident   [ updated Apr 16, 2014, 1:32 PM ]

Focus on: 
Also read if you have time: 
If you are interested in looking at the original study design or any of the other major articles that came out of ACCORD please view Landmark Articles section.

March 2014

posted Apr 16, 2014, 1:23 PM by PC/SM Chief Resident   [ updated Apr 16, 2014, 1:29 PM ]

We did Journal Club as part of HTN and Lipid Guidelines Review.
  • JUPITER. Rosuvastatin to Prevent Vascular Events in Men and Women with Elevated C-Reactive Protein. NEJM 2008; 359(21): 2195-207.
  • HYVET. Treatment of Hypertension in Patients 80 Years of Age or Older. NEJM 2008; 358(8): 1887-98.



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