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Clopidogrel vs Ticagrelor Reduces Bleeding Risk After PCI for Acute Myocardial Infarction

A uniform unguided de-escalation strategy significantly reduced bleeding events after index percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for acute myocardial infarction (AMI), according to findings from an open-label, assessor-masked randomized trial published in The Lancet. In the current study, researchers enrolled patients in the Ticagrelor Versus Clopidogrel in Stabilized Patients With AMI (TALOS-AMI) trial (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02018055),…

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