This report from multiple cooperating centers describes findings in 403 patients who presented with dysphagia and 140 patients with noncardiac chest pain and 44 patients with both symptoms on presentation.
Shared pathophysiologic mechanisms for migraine, neuropathic pain, and epilepsy underscore the notion that antiepileptic drugs (AED) should be standard treatment for the former. Five new AEDs and their use in these nonepileptic painful disorders are summarized.
Use of B-Type Natriuretic Peptide in the Evaluation and Management of
Acute Dyspnea; Association Between C-Reactive Protein and Age-Related Macular Degeneration; VZV Reactivation in Astronauts