Chapter 11. Antiplatelet Therapy in ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction

  1. Stephen D. Wiviott MD Assistant Professor Investigator
  1. Michelle O'Donoghue MD1 and
  2. Marc S. Sabatine MD, MPH2

Published Online: 19 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303339.ch11

Antiplatelet Therapy In Ischemic Heart Disease

Antiplatelet Therapy In Ischemic Heart Disease

How to Cite

O'Donoghue, M. and Sabatine, M. S. (2008) Antiplatelet Therapy in ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction, in Antiplatelet Therapy In Ischemic Heart Disease (ed S. D. Wiviott), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303339.ch11

Editor Information

  1. Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, TIMI Study Group, Boston, MA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

  2. 2

    Cardiovascular Division, TIMI Study Group, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 NOV 2008

Book Series:

  1. The AHA Clinical Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Elliott Antman MD, FAHA

Series Editor Information

  1. Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, TIMI Study Group, Boston, MA, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405176262

Online ISBN: 9781444303339

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Keywords:

  • ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI);
  • STEMI treated with pharmacologic reperfusion;
  • CLARITY-TIMI 28 (Clopidogrel as Adjunctive Reperfusion Therapy-Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction 28) trial;
  • COMMIT/CCS-2 (Clopidogrel and Metoprolol in Myocardial Infarction Trial/the Second Chinese Cardiac Study) trial;
  • STEMI treated with primary PCI;
  • Glycoprotein (GP) IIb/IIIa inhibitors - potent inhibitors of platelet aggregation;
  • antiplatelet therapies - aspirin role in management of patients with STEMI

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • STEMI treated with pharmacologic reperfusion

  • STEMI treated with primary PCI

  • Summary, current guidelines and future directions

  • References