TITLE

Abciximab reduced death, MI, and urgent target vessel revascularization in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes: COMMENTARY

AUTHOR(S)
Hudson, Michael P.
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 145 Issue 1, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on the optimal therapy for acute coronary syndrome. In the Intracoronary Stenting and Antithrombotic Regimen: Rapid Early Action for Coronary Treatment 2 trial by researcher A. Kastrati and colleagues, clinical benefit were exhibited by abciximab over placebo after clopidogrel therapy decreased a composite endpoint of death. The effect of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa treatment was increased and found to be significant only in the higher-risk, troponin-positive patients.
ACCESSION #
21692875

 

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