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2014-03-18 23:33:25

Rapid CYP2C19 Testing for Personalized Antiplatelet Therapy in 600-Patient Clinical Trial with Spartan Bioscience (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Spartan Bioscience today announced the start of a 600-patient study of personalized medicine for cardiac stent patients in Germany. The study is part of a larger clinical trial entitled “Testing Responsiveness to Platelet Inhibition on Chronic Antiplatelet Treatment for Acute Coronary Syndromes Trial (TROPICAL-ACS)”. TROPICAL-ACS, led by principal...

2014-03-05 23:30:09

Dr. Dominick Angiolillo begins clinical study of rapid CYP2C19 genotyping in Jacksonville. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Spartan Bioscience today announced the start of a study of personalized medicine at the University of Florida. The Spartan RX CYP2C19 System is being used to test heart attack patients receiving cardiac stents. The study is entitled “A Pharmacodynamic Study Comparing Prasugrel Versus Ticagrelor in Patients Undergoing PCI With CYP2C19 Loss-of-function...

2013-12-12 23:28:53

Rapid CYP2C19 Testing for Heart Attack Patients Using Antiplatelet Drugs in 150-Patient Clinical Trial With Spartan Bioscience Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Spartan Bioscience today announced the start of a 150-patient study of personalized medicine for cardiac stent patients in Poland, Hungary, and Lithuania. The study is sponsored by the Medical University of Warsaw, and is entitled “Bedside Genetic or Pharmacodynamic Testing to Prevent Periprocedural Myonecrosis During...

2013-11-26 23:30:44

Spartan Bioscience announces 2,000-patient clinical trial of rapid DNA testing for heart attack patients using antiplatelet drugs. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Spartan Bioscience today announced the start of a 2,000-patient study of personalized medicine for cardiac stent patients in Saudi Arabia. The study is sponsored by the University of Dammam, and is entitled “Bedside Testing of CYP2C19 Gene for Treatment of Patients with PCI with Antiplatelet Therapy.” The Spartan...

2013-08-19 10:14:30

Older heart patients present unique challenges for determining the optimal dosages of medications, so a new study from researchers at Duke Medicine offers some rare clarity about the use of drugs that are used to treat patients with heart attacks. For certain heart patients older than age 75, a half-dose of the anti-platelet drug prasugrel works about as well as the typical dosage of clopidogrel, according to a team led by the Duke Clinical Research Institute that looked at a sub-study of...

2012-11-06 03:27:11

The cause of heart attacks or strokes among some patients treated with anti-platelet drugs may be different than for patients who have undergone surgical procedures to restore blood flow, according to researchers at Duke Medicine. The finding -- reported Nov. 4, 2012, at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions annual meeting and published in the Journal of the American Medical Association — provides new insights into a subset of heart patients with acute coronary...

2012-10-26 00:33:40

Study finds that prasugrel may reduce cardiovascular events among patients managed medically after an angiogram for acute coronary syndrome A study has found that the anti-clotting medication prasugrel reduced cardiovascular events among patients who present with an acute coronary syndrome and are managed medically after an angiogram is performed to determine coronary anatomy. Results of the TRILOGY ACS trial, Angiographic Cohort were presented today at the 24th annual Transcatheter...

2012-08-29 07:53:39

The findings were presented by Dr Jolanta Siller-Matula from Medical University of Vienna Standard antiplatelet treatment in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) consists of a dual antiplatelet therapy with aspirin and an ADP receptor inhibitor such as clopidogrel. But measurements of platelet aggregation in clopidogrel treated patients indicate that one patient in four is a non-responder to the drug. Such non-responsiveness is attributed to clopidogrel's...


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