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Colchicine for pericarditis

  1. Samer Alabed1,*,
  2. Juan B Cabello2,
  3. Greg J Irving3,
  4. Mohammed Qintar4,
  5. Massimo Imazio5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Heart Group

Published Online: 21 JUL 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010652

How to Cite

Alabed S, Cabello JB, Irving GJ, Qintar M, Imazio M. Colchicine for pericarditis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD010652. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010652.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Oxford, Continuing Education, Oxford, UK

  2. 2

    Hospital General Universitario de Alicante, Department of Cardiology & CASP Spain, Alicante, Alicante, Spain

  3. 3

    University of Liverpool, Division of Primary Care, Liverpool, UK

  4. 4

    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Internal Medicine Department, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

  5. 5

    Maria Vittoria Hospital, Dipartimento di Cardiologia/Department of Cardiology, Torino, Italy

*Samer Alabed, Continuing Education, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 21 JUL 2013


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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To review all randomised controlled trials and determine the best evidence of the clinical effects of colchicine alone or combined, versus any other treatment to prevent first or further recurrences of pericarditis, in people with acute or recurrent pericarditis.