Pilot Study of Preoperative Aspirin and Postoperative Clopidogrel’s Effects on Graft Patency and Cardiac Events in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
To demonstrate that it is feasible to recruit patients and to use a new test called “CT angiography” to determine whether the bypass grafts are still working or have become blocked.
Randomized, double-blind, treatment, placebo control, parallel group design, safety/efficacy.
Graft patency, MI, Death, Stroke. Secondary Endpoint: Bleeding, Transfusion, Re-exploration, Platelet function tests. Not adjudicated.