Fondaparinux reduced death or reinfarction in acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction

September 2006
ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 145 Issue 2, p29
Academic Journal
The article presents information on the method adopted to treat patients with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. The objective was to find out the effect of the drug fondaparinux in reducing reinfarction or death in patients. Randomized placebo-controlled trial was carried out on 12,092 patients. It was found that fondaparinux reduced death or reinfarction better than the usual care without increasing bleeding in patients with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.


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