TITLE

Cheap heart drug `safer than modern substitute.'

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, P.
PUB. DATE
April 1992
SOURCE
New Scientist;4/4/92, Vol. 134 Issue 1815, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that hundreds of lives and more than $100 million a year might be saved if doctors in the United States switched to an older, cheaper drug to treat heart attacks. Trials compared different `clotbusters' in 41,000 patients; ISIS-3 trial showed streptokinase as effective as TPA or APSAC and safer; Genentech manufacturer of TPA; ISIS-3 results challenged by Genentech; More.
ACCESSION #
9205041357

 

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