Tomorrow’s forecast: heavy fluoroquinolone use and scattered collagen toxicity
Please join us …
When: Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 12–1 p.m.
Where: ICES, G-Wing, Conference Centre (Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre)
Who: Nick Daneman, MD, FRCPC, MSc.; Scientist, Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Trauma, Emergency & Critical Care Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute; Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.
Topic: Tomorrow’s forecast: heavy fluoroquinolone use and scattered collagen toxicity
To review a longitudinal cohort study of fluoroquinolone exposure among 1.7 million older Ontarians, in order to:
confirm a known association with tendon rupture
clarify a controversial association with retinal detachment
test for another unrecognized but potentially lethal collagen toxicity