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Antiplatelet Therapy in Cardiovascular Disease. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 5224969
  • Book
  • May 2014
  • 348 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Edited by a team of the world’s leading interventional cardiologists and educators, this new book is created with an eye to giving the reader a solid, practical, and clinically focused understanding of this important class of drugs, from basic science to a clear-headed discussion of complex topics such as combination therapies, drug-to-drug interactions, and resistance to antiplatelet agents.

This important new book:

  • Begins with a concise but thorough discussion of platelet biology and pathophysiology so that readers understand how antiplatelet agents work and why they produce such a varied range of complications, from minor GI upset to potentially life-threatening conditions such as neutropenia, a critical shortage of white blood cells.
  • Thoroughly covers platelet function testing, including novel techniques.
  • Clarifies current best practice regarding the use of antiplatelet agents in both chronic and acute cardiovascular disease.
  • Reviews all types of antiplatelet agents – from aspirin to recently approved drugs – including indications, clinical outcomes, and side effects.

Written by an international “who’s who” of experts in the field, Antiplatelet Therapy in Cardiovascular Disease also includes an entire section covering the use of antiplatelet drugs in PCIs, including percutaneous valve repair, which makes this text particularly essential to interventional cardiologists.

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List of Contributors, viii

Foreword, xix

Preface, xxi

Section I: Platelet biology and pathophysiology

1 Platelet Pathophysiology and its Role in Thrombosis, 3
Paul A. Gurbel and Udaya S. Tantry

2 Platelet Receptors and Drug Targets: COX-1, 8
Thomas Hohlfeld and Karsten Schror

3 Platelet Receptors and Drug Targets: P2Y12, 14
Marco Cattaneo

4 Platelet Receptors and Drug Targets: GP IIb/IIIa, 21
Eliano Pio Navarese and Jacek Kubica

5 Platelet Receptors and Drug Targets: PAR1, Collagen, vWF, Thromboxane, and Other Novel Targets, 29
Ping Zhang, Lidija Covic, and Athan Kuliopulos

6 Role of Inflammation and Hypercoagulability in Thrombosis, 45
Paul A. Gurbel, Nachiket Apte, and Udaya S. Tantry

Section II: Platelet function tests

7 Light Transmission Aggregometry, 53
Paul A. Gurbel, Martin Gesheff, Kevin P. Bliden, and Udaya S. Tantry

8 Vasodilator-Stimulated Phosphoprotein (VASP) Assay, 58
Marc Laine, Franck Paganelli, and Laurent Bonello

9 VerifyNow P2Y12 and Plateletworks Assays, 65
Matthew J. Price, Nicoline J. Breet, and Jurriën M. ten Berg

10 Multiplate Analyzer, 82
Martin Orban and Dirk Sibbing

11 Shear Stress-Based Platelet Function Tests, 92
Nicoline J. Breet and Jurriën M. ten Berg

12 Thrombelastography and Other Novel Techniques, 102
Udaya S. Tantry, Vijay A. Doraiswamy, Glenn Stokken, Marvin J. Slepian, and Paul A. Gurbel

Section III: Antiplatelet pharmacology

13 Aspirin, 111
Karsten Schrör and Thomas Hohlfeld

14 Cilostazol, 117
Seung-Whan Lee, Duk-Woo Park, and Seung-Jung Park

15 Abciximab, 125
J. Emilio Exaire and Jorge F. Saucedo

16 Tirofiban, 131
Marco Valgimigli, Arnoud W.J. van't Hof, and Christian Hamm

17 Eptifibatide, 142
Nevin C. Baker and Ron Waksman

18 Ticlopidine, 150
Fabiana Rollini, Francesco Franchi, Ana Muñiz-Lozano, and Dominick J. Angiolillo

19 Clopidogrel, 160
Andrzej Budaj

20 Prasugrel, 166
Christoph Varenhorst, Anna Oskarsson, and Stefan James

21 Elinogrel, 173
Matthew J. Chung and Sunil V. Rao

22 Cangrelor, 180
Francesco Franchi, Fabiana Rollini, Ana Muñiz-Lozano, and Dominick J. Angiolillo

23 Ticagrelor, 193
Anna Oskarsson, Christoph Varenhorst, and Stefan James

24 Thrombin Receptor Antagonists, 198
Flavio de Souza Brito and Pierluigi Tricoci

Section IV: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Antiplatelet Therapy

25 Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Prior to Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, 209
Fabio Mangiacapra, Annunziata Nusca, Rosetta Melfi, and Germano di Sciascio

26 Duration of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy after Drug-Eluting Stent Implantation, 220
Joshua P. Loh and Ron Waksman

27 Antiplatelet Therapy for Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes, 229
Michael A. Gaglia, Jr. and Ray V. Matthews

28 Antiplatelet Therapy in Stable Coronary Artery Disease, 237
Ana Laynez and Ron Waksman

29 Antiplatelet Therapy for Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease, 245
Aung Myat, Yousif Ahmad, and Simon R. Redwood

30 Bleeding Risk and Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Treated with Antiplatelets, 253
Sa'ar Minha and Ron Waksman

31 Bleeding Definitions, 259
Sameer Bansilal, Deborah E. Aronson, and Roxana Mehran

Section V: Antiplatelet Responsiveness

32 Personalizing Antiplatelet Therapy, 269
Paul A. Gurbel, Young-Hoon Jeong, and Udaya S. Tantry

33 Aspirin Resistance, 277
Muthiah Vaduganathan and Eli I. Lev

34 Clopidogrel Resistance, 285
Udaya S. Tantry, Kevin P. Bliden, Talha Meeran, and Paul A. Gurbel

35 Genetics of Clopidogrel Poor Response, 293
Pierre Fontana and Jean-Luc Reny

36 Proton Pump Inhibitors and Clopidogrel, 300
Michael A. Gaglia, Jr

37 Other Drug Interactions with Clopidogrel, 306
Eric R. Bates

Index, 314

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Ron Waksman Associate Chief of Cardiology, Director of Cardiovascular Research and Advanced Education, MedStar Heart Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA.

Paul A. Gurbel Director, Sinai Center for Thrombosis Research, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore; Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Baltimore, MD; Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA.

Michael A. Gaglia, Jr. Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
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