Prasugrel prevented ischemic events compared with clopidogrel in patients having PCI for STEMI

Hillegass, William B.; Brott, Brigitta C.
June 2009
ACP Journal Club;6/23/2009, Vol. 150 Issue 6, p8
Academic Journal
The article discusses how the drug prasugrel (PSG) compare with the drug clopidogrel (CPDG) for ischemic events in patients having percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). A randomized controlled trial was conducted on 3534 patients in the age group of 51 to 69 years having PCI for STEMI. It was concluded that prasugrel prevented ischemic events in patients having percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-elevation myocardial infarction.


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