TITLE

COMMENTARY: An early invasive strategy was not better than a selectively invasive strategy for acute coronary syndromes

AUTHOR(S)
Welsford, Michelle
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2006, Vol. 144 Issue 2, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study which revealed that an early invasive strategy was not better than a selectively invasive strategy for acute coronary syndromes. In this study, all patients received aspirin and enoxaparin, as well as abciximab during PCI. It is uncertain to what extent the aggressive medical therapy, high revascularization rate or recruitment of low-risk patients may have contributed to the low 1-year mortality or findings of nonsuperiority of the early invasive approach.
ACCESSION #
20297581

 

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