TITLE

2008 - Prasugrel reduced ischemic outcomes more than did clopidogrel in patients receiving stents for ACS

AUTHOR(S)
Hillegass, William B.; Brott, Brigitta C.
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;9/16/2008, Vol. 149 Issue 3, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides an answer to the question of how prasugrel compares with clopidogrel for preventing ischemic events and stent thrombosis in patients suffering from acute coronary syndrome and who have received 1 stent.
ACCESSION #
34599491

 

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