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Antiplatelet treatment in unstable angina: aspirin, clopidogrel, glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonist, or all three?
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  1. S A Harding,
  2. N A Boon,
  3. A D Flapan
  1. Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr A Flapan, Cardiology Department, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH3 9YW, UK;
    c.flapan{at}virgin.net

Abstract

Evidence on the role of antiplatelet agents in patients with non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome is reviewed, and a strategy for their use in unstable angina is presented

  • unstable angina
  • aspirin
  • clopidogrel
  • glycoprotein IIb/IIIa antagonist
  • ACS, acute coronary syndromes
  • GP, glycoprotein
  • PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention
  • RR, relative risk
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