CAPRIE-CABG substudy

CAPRIE-CABG substudy

A trial comparing clopidogrel and aspirin for reducing recurrent ischemic events in patients with previous cardiac surgery.

Primary endpoints
First-time ischaemic stroke, acute MI or vascular death.
 
Conclusion
In post-CABG patients with coronary heart disease, long-term clopidogrel is more effective than aspirin in preventing recurrent ischaemic events.