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PRACTICE

Official Title

PRospective coronary Artery bypass surgery study to evaluate Clopidogrel in The clinICal sEtting (PRACTICE)

Status

Completed

Overview

To examine the effects that clopidogrel has on bleeding and subsequent reoperation in patients who under CABG surgery and are receiving this medication.

Study Design

Observational study

Primary Endpoint

re-operation rates, incidence of serious blood transfusions (SBT) in patients hospitalized with ACS; related utilization outcomes and costs between patients receiving clopidogrel and those who do not in patients hospitalized with ACS

Number of Patients

500

Number of Sites

10

Number of Countries

1

Study Period

2009–2013

Principal Investigator

Andre Lamy

Program Manager

Susan Chrolavicius

Research Coordinator

Yongning Ou

Collaborators

Astra Zeneca