Combination antithrombotic therapies.

  title={Combination antithrombotic therapies.},
  author={Paul A Gurbel and Udaya S. Tantry},
  volume={121 4},
Atherothrombosis is the major pathophysiological process responsible for the occurrence of severe ischemic events in patients with cardiovascular diseases. In the United States, atherothrombosis strongly influenced mortality in 2004: One in 2.8 deaths was due to CVD, 1 in 5 deaths to coronary heart disease, and 1 in 17 deaths to stroke.1 Because cardiovascular disease is a progressive and systemic disease, long-term antithrombotic therapies that effectively target the entire arterial… CONTINUE READING


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