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Can These Platelet Function Tests Be Used for Ticagrelor (Brilinta/Brilique)?

Slide 17

December 2011

Two years ago we were concerned if prasugrel could be followed using our platelet function testing; now several studies have confirmed this. Today we have the same concerns about ticagrelor which is the latest P2Y12 antagonist available. Light transmission aggregometry, VerifyNow and VASP tests were used in three studies of ticagrelor, which look promising but data is currently limited.

Can These Platelet Function Tests Be Used

 


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