Items Tagged ‘Naveen Pereira’

February 6, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Your Genotype and Your Heart Health

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

Each year in the United States, 600,000 to 800,000 heart stents are placed to restore blood flow through coronary arteries. Patients are then given medication to keep blood clots from forming near the surgical site. Such clots can be deadly, causing heart attack and stroke. But, which antiplatelet medication is best? The answer may lie in your genes. “The […]

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Tags: antiplatelet, antiplatelet medication, clopidogrel, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genome science, genomic medicine, genomics, heart, heart attack, Heart Health


November 14, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Genomics Of Antiplatelet Heart Medication Study At Mayo Clinic

By AJ Montpetit AJ Montpetit (@ajmontpetit)

Which antiplatelet medication is best after a coronary stent? The costly and potential life-or-death question lingers after most of the 600,000 angioplasties performed every year in the United States. The answer may lie in your genes, but professional cardiovascular societies and many working cardiologists question the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s recent recommendation that patients undergo genetic testing before taking Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate). The […]

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Tags: antiplatelet, Cardiovascular Disease, center for individualized medicine, Genetic Testing, genome, genomics, heart medication, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, Naveen Pereira, personalized care, Personalized Medication


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