Antiplatelet Therapy In Ischemic Heart Disease

Antiplatelet Therapy In Ischemic Heart Disease

Editor(s): Stephen D. Wiviott

Published Online: 19 FEB 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405176262

Online ISBN: 9781444303339

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303339

Series Editor(s): Elliott Antman

About this Book

This book in the new American Heart Association Clinical Series, explores and explains state-of-the-art use of antiplatelet agents and draws on the expertise of global leaders in antiplatelet therapy. Skillfully organized for fast reference, the book is divided into five parts:



  • Concepts in Platelet Physiology, Function, and Measurement
  • Pharmacology of Oral Antiplatelet Agents
  • Pharmacology of Intravenous Antiplatelet Agents
  • Clinical Use of Antiplatelet Agents in Cardiovascular Disease
  • Special Circumstances.


Each chapter in the clinical section contains an overview of guidelines, plus specifics on medical and interventional uses.


Clinical cardiologists, platelet biologists, and a wide range of practicing and prospective clinicians in allied fields will find this text an exceptional source of current information.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Concepts in Platelet Physiology, Function, and Measurement

  2. Part II: Pharmacology of Oral Antiplatelet Agents

    1. Chapter 5

      P2Y12 Inhibitors: Thienopyridines and Direct Oral Inhibitors (pages 59–76)

      Jean-Philippe Collet, Boris Aleil, Christian Gachet and Gilles Montalescot

  3. Part III: Pharmacology of Intravenous Antiplatelet Agents

  4. Part IV: Clinical Use of Antiplatelet Agents in Cardiovascular Disease

  5. Part V: Special Circumstances

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