New findings in antiaggregation treatment for ESC 2010


Authors: J. Špác
Published in: Kardiol Rev Int Med 2011, 13(1): 59-61
Category: Congress Reports

Overview

Attention at last year’s European Cardio­logical Congress in the field of antiaggregation treatment was chiefly focused on improving the effectiveness of treatment and reduction of risk for patients. A number of papers focused on the influencing of treatment through the incidence of genetic polymorphisms during clopidogrel treatment, drug interactions between proton pump inhibitors and clopidogrel. The clinical results of the second-phase study in the field of new drug groups were presented for thrombin inhibitors, as they were for non-thienopyridine antiaggregational substances, e.g. elinogrel. The question of how best to monitor antiaggregation treatment – either through the monitoring of pharmacological effects or the monitoring of an individual’s genetic make-up – remained unresolved for the time being.

Keywords:
antiaggregation treatment – acute coronary syndromes


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