Clopidogrel after percutaneous coronary intervention was effective

Harrington, Robert A.
July 2003
ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 139 Issue 1, p2
Academic Journal
Investigates the effectiveness of clopidogrel after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Intervention method; Main outcome measures; Main results.


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