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Anti-clotting drugs yield similar results

The first trial to study patients with acute coronary syndrome who do not undergo coronary stenting or bypass surgery found no significant difference between two anti-clotting drugs – prasugrel and clopidogrel – in preventing ...

Aug 26, 2012
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CABG underused in diabetes with multivessel disease

(HealthDay)—About one-third of patients with diabetes mellitus and multivessel coronary artery disease presenting with non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergo coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) and more ...

May 16, 2016
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Cilostazol doesn't prevent periprocedural MI in ACS

(HealthDay)—For patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), adjunctive loading dose of cilostazol is not associated with prevention of periprocedural myocardial infarction ...

May 09, 2016
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Emergency PCI linked to better outcomes

(HealthDay)—Almost one-third of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) patients without ST-segment elevation (STE) require percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), which is tied to a nearly twofold increase in the rate ...

May 04, 2016
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Deferred stenting shows no clinical benefit

Delayed or deferred stent implantation in patients experiencing the deadliest form of heart attack—ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)—failed to reduce death from any cause, hospitalization for heart failure, ...

Apr 04, 2016
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More chest pain for women undergoing PCI with DES

(HealthDay)—Women undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with new generation drug-eluting stents (DES) have a higher prevalence of clinically relevant chest pain, according to a study published online March ...

Mar 04, 2016
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