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an·ti·plate·let

(an'tē-plāt'let),
A substance that manifests a lytic or agglutinative action on blood platelets, thereby inhibiting or destroying the effects of the latter.
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antiplatelet

(ăn′tē-plāt′lĭt, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Acting against or destroying blood platelets.
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Researchers for the study retrospectively reviewed the hospital records of 3,644 acute coronary syndrome patients discharged with dual antiplatelet therapy from Alvaro Cunqueiro Hospital.
PB2452 is a novel, recombinant, human monoclonal antibody antigen-binding fragment, or Fab, designed to reverse the antiplatelet activity of ticagrelor in major bleeding and urgent surgery situations.
[ClickPress, Thu Jul 11 2019] Although the dual antiplatelet therapy reduces the risks of thromboembolic conditions, it is also associated with a major risk of bleeding that can sometimes be fatal, which may create hindrance in the growth of dual antiplatelet therapy market.
According to the company, its AggreGuide A-100 ADP Assay testing cartridge is a cost-effective in vitro diagnostic device that is used to measure the effect of various antiplatelet medications that target the platelet P2Y12 receptor.
Patients suffering from embolic events had much higher mortality rate.[9],[10] Since antiplatelet therapy was widely used to prevent the recurrence of cerebral and myocardial infarction,[11],[12] their use in patients with IE had been assessed in many studies.[13],[14],[15],[16] However, most studies did not observe the beneficial effect of antiplatelet therapy; instead, the increasing risk of bleeding was the major concern.[4],[5],[16],[17] Nowadays, antiplatelet therapy is not recommended as adjunctive therapy for prevention of embolism in IE patients.
In response to a vascular injury, the platelet has an important function in preventing thrombus formation, hence the role of antiplatelet therapy in preventing platelet activation upstream, and platelet aggregation downstream.
Dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) is considered to be superior to aspirin alone in secondary stroke prevention but some studies have suggested an increased risk of cerebral hemorrhage with this regimen9.
Antiplatelet therapy is the cornerstone for the management of patients with coronary artery disease.
For the time being, clopidogrel is the evidence-based antiplatelet drug to pair with aspirin for this indication.
FRIDAY, July 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- For patients younger than 60 years who have had a cryptogenic ischemic stroke thought to be secondary to patent foramen ovale (PFO), who are open to all treatment options, PFO closure plus antiplatelet therapy is recommended over antiplatelet therapy alone, according to a clinical practice guideline published online July 25 in The BMJ.