Inter-individual variability in response to clopidogrel in patients with coronary artery disease.

@article{Dziewierz2005InterindividualVI,
  title={Inter-individual variability in response to clopidogrel in patients with coronary artery disease.},
  author={Artur Dziewierz and Dariusz Dudek and Grzegorz Heba and Tomasz Rakowski and Waldemar Mielecki and Jacek Stefan Dubiel},
  journal={Kardiologia polska},
  year={2005},
  volume={62 2},
  pages={108-17; discussion 118}
}
BACKGROUND Clopidogrel, especially when combined with aspirin, reduces the rate of ischaemic events in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). There are scare data in literature on the inter-individual variability in response to clopidogrel. AIM To assess the incidence of clopidogrel resistance using rapid whole blood platelet function assessment, and to examine the possibility of early identification of non-responders. METHODS In 31 consecutive patients with stable angina treated with… CONTINUE READING

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