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Clopidogrel pretreatment: Reading between the (head) linesDec 20, 2012 08:45 EST
Research by Gilles Montalescot's group on the association of clopidogrel pretreatment with mortality, CV events, and major bleeding in PCI, is an excellent addition to our knowledge base and—depending on which headline you believe—there's something in it for everyone.
Bellemain-Appaix A, O'Connor SA, Silvain J, et al. Association of clopidogrel pretreatment with mortality, CV events, and major bleeding among patients undergoing PCI. A systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA 2012; 308:2507-2517. Abstract.