Clopidogrel loading dose and bleeding outcomes in patients undergoing urgent coronary artery bypass grafting

Nicholas L M Cruden, Kristin Morch, Daniel R Wong, W Peter Klinke, John Ofiesh, J David Hilton

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Abstract / Description of output

Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) performed within 5 days of clopidogrel administration is associated with increased bleeding. The impact of clopidogrel loading dose is unknown. We examined the effect of clopidogrel loading dose on bleeding outcomes in patients undergoing urgent CABG.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)404-10
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Heart Journal
Volume161
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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