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Rationale, design and organization of the Second Chinese Cardiac Study (CCS-2): a randomized trial of clopidogrel plus aspirin, and of metoprolol, among patients with suspected acute myocardial infarction. Second Chinese Cardiac Study (CCS-2) Collaborative Group.

Abstract:

Assessing combined anti-platelet therapy in suspected acute myocardial infarction Aspirin has been shown to be effective in the emergency treatment of acute myocardial infarction. It irreversibly inhibits platelet cyclo-oxygenase and thereby prevents the formation of the platelet aggregating agent thromboxane A2. Clopidogrel is an anti-platelet agent that acts by a different mechanism, inhibiting adenosine diphosphate-induced platelet aggregation. Simultaneous inhibition of both of these path...

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Journal:
Journal of cardiovascular risk
Volume:
7
Issue:
6
Pages:
435-441
Publication date:
2000-12-05
ISSN:
1350-6277
URN:
uuid:e8aac8a1-3c68-47e7-a03d-f0bb74263b4f
Source identifiers:
37653
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pubs:37653

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