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The FDA reviewed spontaneous post-marketing reports of atrial fibrillation reported in association with oral and intravenous bisphosphonates and did not identify a population of bisphosphonate users at increased risk of atrial fibrillation. References and Resources Early Communication of an Ongoing...
Josh Levitsky, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Hepatology from Northwestern University provides an overview of the epidemiology and diagnosis of hepatitis C. References and Resources Armstrong GL. The Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in the United States, 1999 through 2002. Ann Intern...
Stephen Brunton, MD, Director of Faculty Division, Cabarrus Family Medicine, Charlotte, North Carolina, discusses breakthrough symptoms in GERD and appropriate dosing of proton pump inhibitors. References and Resources Commonly used PPIs include omeprazole (Prilosec®) lansoprazole...