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Aspirin, Platelet P2Y12 Receptor Inhibitors, and Other Oral Antiplatelets: Comparative Pharmacology and Role in Elective PCI

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Vijay Kunadian, Dr Hannah Sinclair

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Abstract

Elective angioplasty is commonly performed for stable angina, and stent placement necessitatesantiplatelet therapy to prevent stent thrombosis. Clopidogrel significantly improves outcomes after PCI, but platelet aggregation may be affected by genetic variability in response to clopidogrel. Few studies have evaluated the use of novel antiplatelet therapy after elective PCI


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Author(s): Kunadian V; Sinclair H; Sutton A; Dangas GD

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Interventional Cardiology Clinics

Year: 2013

Volume: 2

Issue: 4

Pages: 527-535

Print publication date: 01/10/2013

ISSN (print): 2211-7458

ISSN (electronic): 2211-7466

Publisher: Elsevier

URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.iccl.2013.05.010

DOI: 10.1016/j.iccl.2013.05.010


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