Platelet Function Testing and Prediction of Bleeding in Patients Exposed to Clopidogrel Undergoing Coronary Artery Surgery.

@article{Petrievi2015PlateletFT,
  title={Platelet Function Testing and Prediction of Bleeding in Patients Exposed to Clopidogrel Undergoing Coronary Artery Surgery.},
  author={Mate Petri{\vc}evi{\'c} and Bojan Bio{\vc}ina and Davor Milicic and Cecilija Rotim and Marko Boban},
  journal={Clinical cardiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={38 7},
  pages={443-4}
}
We read with great interest the recently published study by Reed et al.1 The authors conducted a proof-of-principle, prospective, observational pilot study of 39 clopidogreltreated patients scheduled for on-pump coronary artery surgery (CAS).1 Briefly, the authors found that the VerifyNow P2Y12 assay (Accumetrics, San Diego, CA) can predict bleeding within… CONTINUE READING