MI rates with Ticagrelor (from PLATO)

This article in JACC examines the rates of MI in patients with ACS treated with ticagrelor vs clopidogrel.

The rates of overall MI at 12 months:

1. Ticagrelor- 5.8%

2. Clopidogrel – 6.9%

3. Nonprocedural MI (HR: 0.86; 95% CI: 0.74 to 1.01) and MI related to percutaneous      coronary intervention or stent thrombosis tended to be lower with ticagrelor.

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