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Early versus delayed treatment with ticagrelor on residual thrombus after percutaneous coronary intervention in patients presenting with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome: an optical coherence tomography study.

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Summary of "Early versus delayed treatment with ticagrelor on residual thrombus after percutaneous coronary intervention in patients presenting with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome: an optical coherence tomography study."

The level of inhibition of platelet aggregation immediately before percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is known to be related to early periprocedural outcomes. Ticagrelor is a reversible P2Y12 inhibitor that provides faster and more effective platelet inhibition compared to clopidogrel. This study sought to compare the antiplatelet effect on residual thrombus between early vs. delayed administration of ticagrelor following PCI in patients presenting with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes (NSTE-ACS).

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Name: Coronary artery disease
ISSN: 1473-5830
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