COlchicine for Recurrent Pericarditis - CORP

Description:

Recurrent pericarditis is one of the most common and troublesome complications of acute pericarditis, occurring in 10-50% of patients with pericarditis. Colchicine has been shown to be promising for the secondary prevention of recurrent pericarditis in the CORE (recurrent pericarditis) and COPE (acute pericarditis) open-label studies. The current trial sought to compare the safety and efficacy of colchicine compared with placebo, in addition to standard therapy, in patients with recurrent...