Aspirin resistance is associated with a high incidence of myonecrosis after non-urgent percutaneous coronary intervention despite clopidogrel pretreatment.

@article{Chen2004AspirinRI,
  title={Aspirin resistance is associated with a high incidence of myonecrosis after non-urgent percutaneous coronary intervention despite clopidogrel pretreatment.},
  author={W H Chen and P Y Lee and William C. K. Ng and Hung-fat Tse and Chu-pak Lau},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={1122-6}
}
OBJECTIVES We sought to investigate the effect of aspirin resistance on the incidence of myonecrosis after non-urgent percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) among patients pretreated with clopidogrel. BACKGROUND Oral antiplatelet therapy using aspirin and a thienopyridine is the standard of care for preventing thrombotic complications of PCI. The effect of aspirin resistance on the outcomes of patients undergoing PCI is unknown. METHODS We used the Ultegra Rapid Platelet Function Assay… CONTINUE READING
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