Bedside evaluation of thienopyridine antiplatelet therapy.

@article{Price2009BedsideEO,
  title={Bedside evaluation of thienopyridine antiplatelet therapy.},
  author={Matthew J Price},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2009},
  volume={119 19},
  pages={2625-32}
}
Dual antiplatelet therapy with aspirin and a thienopyridine is a cornerstone of treatment for patients with coronary artery disease. Compared with aspirin alone, the combination of aspirin and a thienopyridine significantly improves outcomes in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (MI) and non–ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome (ACS),1,2 in stable patients after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI),3,4 and, by subgroup analysis, in stable patients with established… CONTINUE READING

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