Clopidogrel before percutaneous coronary intervention reduced cardiovascular outcome in ST-elevation myocardial infarction

March 2006
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2006, Vol. 144 Issue 2, p29
Academic Journal
The article reports that clopidogrel pretreatment before percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) reduced cardiovascular outcome in ST-elevation myocardial infarction (MI). Patients in the clopidogrel group had lower rates of the composite endpoint from PCI to 30 days after randomization, recurrent MI or stroke before PCI and the composite endpoint from randomization to 30 days than placebo-group patients.


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