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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Cortese, B; Pitì, A; Kastrati, A; Sibbing, D 
Title:
In the bivalirudin era, are we still looking for a potent antiplatelet agent? 
Abstract:
Thrombin a key modulator of the complex process involved in coronary obstruction during acute ST-segment elevation myocardial is infarction. A correct and complete thrombin inhibition has to be achieved early in this setting and is complementary with fast and potent antiplatelet treatment. Bivalirudin, a direct thrombin inhibitor, has clearly shown to be an effective tool for acute coronary syndromes managed invasively, contemporarily causing fewer hemorragies. However, its efficacy has been que...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Curr Vasc Pharmacol 
Year:
2012 
Journal volume:
10 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
476-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1570-1611 
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Herz- und Kreislauferkrankungen