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Will this trial change my practice? ACCOAST - early loading with a novel P2Y12 inhibitor in patients with an acute coronary syndrome

EuroIntervention 2014;10:408-410. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV10I3A69

1. The Heart Hospital, Cardiology Department, London, United Kingdom; 2. Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiology, and Uppsala Clinical Research Center, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden; 3. Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institu
Abbreviations

CABG: coronary artery bypass grafting

CI: confidence interval

DAPT: dual antiplatelet therapy

ESC: European Society of Cardiology

HR: hazard ratio

Hs-TnT: high-sensitivity troponin T

MI: myocardial infarction

NNH/ number needed to harm

NSTE ACS: non-ST elevation acute coronary syndromes

PCI: percutaneous coronary intervention

RRR: relative risk reduction

STEMI: ST elevation myocardial infarction

The contemporary paradigm for managing high-risk NSTE ACS involves an invasive strategy with the use of antithrombotic therapy to reduce ischaemic complications and recurrent adverse cardiovascular events while simultaneously avoiding bleeding complications. Pre-treatment (before ...

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