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February 4, 2014

Studying the Genomics of Antiplatelet Heart Medication

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine

Which antiplatelet medication is best after a coronary stent? The answer may lie in your genes, but heart experts differ with the Food  and Drug Administration on when to do genotype testing on angioplasty patients and whether genetic testing will keep heart patients out of the emergency rooms. Around 600,000 angioplasties are performed every year in the United […]

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Tags: angioplasties, angioplasty, antiplatelet medication, Brilinta, Center for Individualized Medicne, DNA Sequencing, individualized medicine, Personal Care, Personal Medicine, pharmacogenomics, Plavix, TAILOR


November 14, 2013

Genomics Of Antiplatelet Heart Medication Study At Mayo Clinic

By AJ Montpetit AJ Montpetit

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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