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Bivalirudin versus unfractionated heparin in percutaneous coronary interventions of patients having received initial fondaparinux treatment: a propensity matched study

EuroIntervention 2012;8:486-492 published online ahead of print June 2012. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV8I4A76

1. University of Caen, Caen, France; 2. Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA; 3. INSERM U-698, AP-HP and Université Paris 7, Paris, France; 4. Institute of Cardiology, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy; 5. Radboud Unive

Aims: Fondaparinux is an indirect, Factor Xa inhibitor that requires co-administration of another anticoagulant with anti-Factor IIa activity for percutaneous coronary intervention (

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