Vol 80, No 1 (2022)
Expert opinion
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An expert opinion of the Association of Cardiovascular Interventions and the Working Group on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy of the Polish Cardiac Society related to the place of prasugrel in the prevention of cardiovascular events in patients with acute coronary syndromes

Marcin Barylski1, Jacek Legutko2, Maciej Lesiak3, Stanisław Bartuś4, Artur Mamcarz5, Beata Wożakowska-Kapłon67, Marek Grygier8, Wojciech Wojakowski9, Adam Witkowski10
Pubmed: 35076081
Kardiol Pol 2022;80(1):113-122.

Abstract

Based on many randomized clinical trials, it can be concluded that dual antiplatelet therapy is one of the best-studied treatments in the field of cardiovascular medicine. For many years prasugrel and ticagrelor have been preferred inhibitors of the platelet P2Y12 receptor in patients with acute coronary syndromes. These drugs enable faster, stronger, and more consistent inhibition of platelets and lead to better clinical outcomes than clopidogrel. The following document is an expert group opinion summarizing the latest knowledge in the field of antiplatelet therapy in the prevention of cardiovascular events in patients with acute coronary syndromes, with a special focus on prasugrel.

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