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Rev Assoc Med Bras (1992) ; 65(9): 1193-1200, 2019.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31618337

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OBJECTIVES: This study was conducted to reveal the possible protective effects of ticagrelor and enoxaparin pretreatment against ischemia-reperfusion (IR)-induced injury on the lung tissue of a rat model. METHODS: Wistar albino rats were randomly divided into 4 groups as follows: group-1 (control-sham), group-2 (control-saline+IR), group-3 (ticagrelor+IR), group-4 (enoxaparin+IR). Before the ischemic period, saline, ticagrelor, and enoxaparin were administered to the 2nd-4th groups, respectively. In these groups, IR injury was induced by clamping the aorta infrarenally for 2 h, followed by 4 h of reperfusion except group-1. After the rats were euthanized, the lungs were processed for histological examinations. Paraffin sections were stained with Haematoxylin&Eosin (H&E) for light microscopic observation. Apoptosis was evaluated by caspase-3 immunoreactivity. Data were statistically analyzed using the SPSS software. RESULTS: In the lung sections stained with H&E, a normal histological structure was observed in group-1, whereas disorganized epithelial cells, hemorrhage, and inflammatory cell infiltration were seen in the alveolar wall in group-2. The histologic structure of the treatment groups was better than that of group-2. Caspase-3(+) apoptotic cells were noticeable in sections of group-2 and were lower in the treatment groups. In group-4, caspase-3 immunostaining was lower than in group-3. In group-2, apoptotic cells were significantly higher than in the other groups (p<0.001). CONCLUSION: Based on the histological results, we suggested that both therapies ameliorated the detrimental effects of IR. Caspase-3 immunohistochemistry results also revealed that pre-treatment with enoxaparin gave better results in an IR-induced rat injury model. In further studies, other parameters such as ROS and inflammatory gene expressions should be evaluated for accurate results.


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Aorta Abdominal/cirurgia , Enoxaparina/farmacologia , Pulmão/efeitos dos fármacos , Substâncias Protetoras/farmacologia , Traumatismo por Reperfusão/prevenção & controle , Ticagrelor/farmacologia , Animais , Apoptose/efeitos dos fármacos , Caspase 3/metabolismo , Modelos Animais de Doenças , Pulmão/patologia , Lesão Pulmonar/prevenção & controle , Masculino , Distribuição Aleatória , Ratos Wistar , Traumatismo por Reperfusão/patologia
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Artigo em Alemão | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31639861

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BACKGROUND: Ticagrelor as a P2Y12 receptor antagonist is recommended in patients with acute coronary syndrome without a primary cardiosurgical therapy. Severe relevant side effects, especially anaphylactic reactions, have not yet been described in the current literature. CASE PRESENTATION: We describe the first documented case in the current literature with a severe anaphylaxis after ticagrelor in a 76-year-old male patient with ST-elevation myocardial infarction. The diagnosis seems to be objectivated by the observed time-related life-threatening event after repetitive administration of ticagrelor and the rapid stabilization after adequate anaphylactic treatment. CONCLUSION: This case should raise the awareness that a supposedly safe drug can still cause an anaphylactic shock.


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Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas , Infarto do Miocárdio com Supradesnível do Segmento ST , Choque , Adenosina , Idoso , Humanos , Masculino , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/efeitos adversos , Infarto do Miocárdio com Supradesnível do Segmento ST/tratamento farmacológico , Choque/induzido quimicamente , Ticagrelor/efeitos adversos
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N Engl J Med ; 381(14): 1309-1320, 2019 Oct 03.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31475798

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BACKGROUND: Patients with stable coronary artery disease and diabetes mellitus who have not had a myocardial infarction or stroke are at high risk for cardiovascular events. Whether adding ticagrelor to aspirin improves outcomes in this population is unclear. METHODS: In this randomized, double-blind trial, we assigned patients who were 50 years of age or older and who had stable coronary artery disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus to receive either ticagrelor plus aspirin or placebo plus aspirin. Patients with previous myocardial infarction or stroke were excluded. The primary efficacy outcome was a composite of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, or stroke. The primary safety outcome was major bleeding as defined by the Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) criteria. RESULTS: A total of 19,220 patients underwent randomization. The median follow-up was 39.9 months. Permanent treatment discontinuation was more frequent with ticagrelor than placebo (34.5% vs. 25.4%). The incidence of ischemic cardiovascular events (the primary efficacy outcome) was lower in the ticagrelor group than in the placebo group (7.7% vs. 8.5%; hazard ratio, 0.90; 95% confidence interval [CI], 0.81 to 0.99; P = 0.04), whereas the incidence of TIMI major bleeding was higher (2.2% vs. 1.0%; hazard ratio, 2.32; 95% CI, 1.82 to 2.94; P<0.001), as was the incidence of intracranial hemorrhage (0.7% vs. 0.5%; hazard ratio, 1.71; 95% CI, 1.18 to 2.48; P = 0.005). There was no significant difference in the incidence of fatal bleeding (0.2% vs. 0.1%; hazard ratio, 1.90; 95% CI, 0.87 to 4.15; P = 0.11). The incidence of an exploratory composite outcome of irreversible harm (death from any cause, myocardial infarction, stroke, fatal bleeding, or intracranial hemorrhage) was similar in the ticagrelor group and the placebo group (10.1% vs. 10.8%; hazard ratio, 0.93; 95% CI, 0.86 to 1.02). CONCLUSIONS: In patients with stable coronary artery disease and diabetes without a history of myocardial infarction or stroke, those who received ticagrelor plus aspirin had a lower incidence of ischemic cardiovascular events but a higher incidence of major bleeding than those who received placebo plus aspirin. (Funded by AstraZeneca; THEMIS ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT01991795.).


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Aspirina/uso terapêutico , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/tratamento farmacológico , Diabetes Mellitus Tipo 2/tratamento farmacológico , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/uso terapêutico , Ticagrelor/uso terapêutico , Idoso , Aspirina/efeitos adversos , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/complicações , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/mortalidade , Diabetes Mellitus Tipo 2/complicações , Diabetes Mellitus Tipo 2/mortalidade , Método Duplo-Cego , Quimioterapia Combinada/efeitos adversos , Feminino , Seguimentos , Hemorragia/induzido quimicamente , Hemorragia/epidemiologia , Hemorragia/mortalidade , Humanos , Incidência , Estimativa de Kaplan-Meier , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Infarto do Miocárdio/epidemiologia , Infarto do Miocárdio/prevenção & controle , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/efeitos adversos , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/epidemiologia , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/prevenção & controle , Ticagrelor/efeitos adversos , Resultado do Tratamento
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N Engl J Med ; 381(16): 1524-1534, 2019 10 17.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31475799

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BACKGROUND: The relative merits of ticagrelor as compared with prasugrel in patients with acute coronary syndromes for whom invasive evaluation is planned are uncertain. METHODS: In this multicenter, randomized, open-label trial, we randomly assigned patients who presented with acute coronary syndromes and for whom invasive evaluation was planned to receive either ticagrelor or prasugrel. The primary end point was the composite of death, myocardial infarction, or stroke at 1 year. A major secondary end point (the safety end point) was bleeding. RESULTS: A total of 4018 patients underwent randomization. A primary end-point event occurred in 184 of 2012 patients (9.3%) in the ticagrelor group and in 137 of 2006 patients (6.9%) in the prasugrel group (hazard ratio, 1.36; 95% confidence interval [CI], 1.09 to 1.70; P = 0.006). The respective incidences of the individual components of the primary end point in the ticagrelor group and the prasugrel group were as follows: death, 4.5% and 3.7%; myocardial infarction, 4.8% and 3.0%; and stroke, 1.1% and 1.0%. Definite or probable stent thrombosis occurred in 1.3% of patients assigned to ticagrelor and 1.0% of patients assigned to prasugrel, and definite stent thrombosis occurred in 1.1% and 0.6%, respectively. Major bleeding (as defined by the Bleeding Academic Research Consortium scale) was observed in 5.4% of patients in the ticagrelor group and in 4.8% of patients in the prasugrel group (hazard ratio, 1.12; 95% CI, 0.83 to 1.51; P = 0.46). CONCLUSIONS: Among patients who presented with acute coronary syndromes with or without ST-segment elevation, the incidence of death, myocardial infarction, or stroke was significantly lower among those who received prasugrel than among those who received ticagrelor, and the incidence of major bleeding was not significantly different between the two groups. (Funded by the German Center for Cardiovascular Research and Deutsches Herzzentrum München; ISAR-REACT 5 ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT01944800.).


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Síndrome Coronariana Aguda/tratamento farmacológico , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/uso terapêutico , Cloridrato de Prasugrel/uso terapêutico , Antagonistas do Receptor Purinérgico P2Y/uso terapêutico , Ticagrelor/uso terapêutico , Síndrome Coronariana Aguda/mortalidade , Síndrome Coronariana Aguda/terapia , Idoso , Trombose Coronária/epidemiologia , Feminino , Hemorragia/induzido quimicamente , Humanos , Incidência , Estimativa de Kaplan-Meier , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Infarto do Miocárdio/epidemiologia , Infarto do Miocárdio/prevenção & controle , Intervenção Coronária Percutânea , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/efeitos adversos , Cloridrato de Prasugrel/efeitos adversos , Antagonistas do Receptor Purinérgico P2Y/efeitos adversos , Stents , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/epidemiologia , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/prevenção & controle , Ticagrelor/efeitos adversos
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Lancet ; 394(10204): 1169-1180, 2019 Sep 28.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31484629

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BACKGROUND: Patients with stable coronary artery disease and diabetes with previous percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), particularly those with previous stenting, are at high risk of ischaemic events. These patients are generally treated with aspirin. In this trial, we aimed to investigate if these patients would benefit from treatment with aspirin plus ticagrelor. METHODS: The Effect of Ticagrelor on Health Outcomes in diabEtes Mellitus patients Intervention Study (THEMIS) was a phase 3 randomised, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial, done in 1315 sites in 42 countries. Patients were eligible if 50 years or older, with type 2 diabetes, receiving anti-hyperglycaemic drugs for at least 6 months, with stable coronary artery disease, and one of three other mutually non-exclusive criteria: a history of previous PCI or of coronary artery bypass grafting, or documentation of angiographic stenosis of 50% or more in at least one coronary artery. Eligible patients were randomly assigned (1:1) to either ticagrelor or placebo, by use of an interactive voice-response or web-response system. The THEMIS-PCI trial comprised a prespecified subgroup of patients with previous PCI. The primary efficacy outcome was a composite of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, or stroke (measured in the intention-to-treat population). FINDINGS: Between Feb 17, 2014, and May 24, 2016, 11 154 patients (58% of the overall THEMIS trial) with a history of previous PCI were enrolled in the THEMIS-PCI trial. Median follow-up was 3·3 years (IQR 2·8-3·8). In the previous PCI group, fewer patients receiving ticagrelor had a primary efficacy outcome event than in the placebo group (404 [7·3%] of 5558 vs 480 [8·6%] of 5596; HR 0·85 [95% CI 0·74-0·97], p=0·013). The same effect was not observed in patients without PCI (p=0·76, pinteraction=0·16). The proportion of patients with cardiovascular death was similar in both treatment groups (174 [3·1%] with ticagrelor vs 183 (3·3%) with placebo; HR 0·96 [95% CI 0·78-1·18], p=0·68), as well as all-cause death (282 [5·1%] vs 323 [5·8%]; 0·88 [0·75-1·03], p=0·11). TIMI major bleeding occurred in 111 (2·0%) of 5536 patients receiving ticagrelor and 62 (1·1%) of 5564 patients receiving placebo (HR 2·03 [95% CI 1·48-2·76], p<0·0001), and fatal bleeding in 6 (0·1%) of 5536 patients with ticagrelor and 6 (0·1%) of 5564 with placebo (1·13 [0·36-3·50], p=0·83). Intracranial haemorrhage occurred in 33 (0·6%) and 31 (0·6%) patients (1·21 [0·74-1·97], p=0·45). Ticagrelor improved net clinical benefit: 519/5558 (9·3%) versus 617/5596 (11·0%), HR=0·85, 95% CI 0·75-0·95, p=0·005, in contrast to patients without PCI where it did not, pinteraction=0·012. Benefit was present irrespective of time from most recent PCI. INTERPRETATION: In patients with diabetes, stable coronary artery disease, and previous PCI, ticagrelor added to aspirin reduced cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, and stroke, although with increased major bleeding. In that large, easily identified population, ticagrelor provided a favourable net clinical benefit (more than in patients without history of PCI). This effect shows that long-term therapy with ticagrelor in addition to aspirin should be considered in patients with diabetes and a history of PCI who have tolerated antiplatelet therapy, have high ischaemic risk, and low bleeding risk. FUNDING: AstraZeneca.


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Doença da Artéria Coronariana/tratamento farmacológico , Diabetes Mellitus Tipo 2/tratamento farmacológico , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/uso terapêutico , Ticagrelor/uso terapêutico , Idoso , Aspirina/uso terapêutico , Doenças Cardiovasculares/mortalidade , Angiografia Coronária , Ponte de Artéria Coronária , Doença da Artéria Coronariana/complicações , Estenose Coronária/diagnóstico por imagem , Diabetes Mellitus Tipo 2/complicações , Método Duplo-Cego , Quimioterapia Combinada , Feminino , Hemorragia/induzido quimicamente , Humanos , Hipoglicemiantes/uso terapêutico , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Infarto do Miocárdio/epidemiologia , Intervenção Coronária Percutânea , Prevenção Secundária , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/epidemiologia
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N Engl J Med ; 381(17): 1621-1631, 2019 10 24.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31479209

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BACKGROUND: It is unknown whether patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) benefit from genotype-guided selection of oral P2Y12 inhibitors. METHODS: We conducted a randomized, open-label, assessor-blinded trial in which patients undergoing primary PCI with stent implantation were assigned in a 1:1 ratio to receive either a P2Y12 inhibitor on the basis of early CYP2C19 genetic testing (genotype-guided group) or standard treatment with either ticagrelor or prasugrel (standard-treatment group) for 12 months. In the genotype-guided group, carriers of CYP2C19*2 or CYP2C19*3 loss-of-function alleles received ticagrelor or prasugrel, and noncarriers received clopidogrel. The two primary outcomes were net adverse clinical events - defined as death from any cause, myocardial infarction, definite stent thrombosis, stroke, or major bleeding defined according to Platelet Inhibition and Patient Outcomes (PLATO) criteria - at 12 months (primary combined outcome; tested for noninferiority, with a noninferiority margin of 2 percentage points for the absolute difference) and PLATO major or minor bleeding at 12 months (primary bleeding outcome). RESULTS: For the primary analysis, 2488 patients were included: 1242 in the genotype-guided group and 1246 in the standard-treatment group. The primary combined outcome occurred in 63 patients (5.1%) in the genotype-guided group and in 73 patients (5.9%) in the standard-treatment group (absolute difference, -0.7 percentage points; 95% confidence interval [CI], -2.0 to 0.7; P<0.001 for noninferiority). The primary bleeding outcome occurred in 122 patients (9.8%) in the genotype-guided group and in 156 patients (12.5%) in the standard-treatment group (hazard ratio, 0.78; 95% CI, 0.61 to 0.98; P = 0.04). CONCLUSIONS: In patients undergoing primary PCI, a CYP2C19 genotype-guided strategy for selection of oral P2Y12 inhibitor therapy was noninferior to standard treatment with ticagrelor or prasugrel at 12 months with respect to thrombotic events and resulted in a lower incidence of bleeding. (Funded by the Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development; POPular Genetics ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT01761786; Netherlands Trial Register number, NL2872.).


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Clopidogrel/uso terapêutico , Trombose Coronária/prevenção & controle , Citocromo P-450 CYP2C19/genética , Genótipo , Intervenção Coronária Percutânea , Antagonistas do Receptor Purinérgico P2Y/uso terapêutico , Infarto do Miocárdio com Supradesnível do Segmento ST/terapia , Administração Oral , Idoso , Clopidogrel/efeitos adversos , Feminino , Hemorragia/induzido quimicamente , Humanos , Análise de Intenção de Tratamento , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Cloridrato de Prasugrel/efeitos adversos , Cloridrato de Prasugrel/uso terapêutico , Medicina de Precisão , Antagonistas do Receptor Purinérgico P2Y/efeitos adversos , Infarto do Miocárdio com Supradesnível do Segmento ST/tratamento farmacológico , Infarto do Miocárdio com Supradesnível do Segmento ST/genética , Método Simples-Cego , Stents , Ticagrelor/efeitos adversos , Ticagrelor/uso terapêutico
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Vasc Endovascular Surg ; 53(7): 602-605, 2019 Oct.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31272299

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INTRODUCTION: Carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS) represents an effective procedure for treating carotid artery disease. The acute in-stent thrombosis is an extremely rare complication of CAS especially when it occurs postprocedurally during the first 24 hours. Improper antiplatelet therapy or poor response to antiplatelet medications is known to be associated with a higher risk of in-stent thrombosis during early postprocedural period following a successful intervention. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A patient who experienced acute carotid in-stent thrombosis in early postprocedural period is described. He had been taking dual antiplatelet therapy for 2 weeks before undergoing a successful CAS. Moreover, pharmacogenetics studies showed the patient to be a clopidogrel ultrarapid metabolizer, which theoretically confers hyperresponsivity to medication. Alongside the report itself, a brief literature review of relevant sources pertinent to the case has been conducted. RESULTS: According to the available literature, this is the first case report describing an ultrarapid clopidogrel metabolizer who underwent an uneventful CAS but experienced acute carotid in-stent thrombosis in early postprocedural period. A rescue procedure included an endovascular intervention consisting of thrombectomy and local alteplase application, followed by postprocedural administration of intravenous eptifibatide. At discharge, patient's dual antiplatelet therapy included ticagrelor instead of clopidogrel. CONCLUSION: Acute carotid in-stent thrombosis is a highly unexpected complication of CAS and can occur despite ultrarapid clopidogrel metabolism trait.


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Angioplastia com Balão/instrumentação , Estenose das Carótidas/terapia , Clopidogrel/metabolismo , Citocromo P-450 CYP2C19/metabolismo , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/metabolismo , Stents , Trombose/etiologia , Doença Aguda , Administração Intravenosa , Angiografia Digital , Angioplastia com Balão/efeitos adversos , Estenose das Carótidas/diagnóstico por imagem , Estenose das Carótidas/fisiopatologia , Clopidogrel/administração & dosagem , Angiografia por Tomografia Computadorizada , Citocromo P-450 CYP2C19/genética , Substituição de Medicamentos , Eptifibatida/administração & dosagem , Genótipo , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Variantes Farmacogenômicos , Fenótipo , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/administração & dosagem , Fatores de Risco , Trombectomia , Trombose/diagnóstico por imagem , Trombose/terapia , Ticagrelor/administração & dosagem , Resultado do Tratamento
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Manag Care ; 28(5): 18-19, 2019 May.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31188105

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UPMC Health Plan gets a discount if a patient on Brilinta has a heart attack or stroke. The novel sweetener is that UPMC will lower the monthly copay for Brilinta from $45 to $10, which means the patient cost will be about the same as it is for generic Plavix.


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Medicamentos Genéricos/economia , Ticagrelor/economia , Clopidogrel , Humanos , Seguro
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Lancet ; 393(10189): 2393, 2019 06 15.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31204679
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Sultan Qaboos Univ Med J ; 19(1): e63-e67, 2019 Feb.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31198598

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Massive hyphaema presentation after a laser iridotomy is very rare. We report a 63-year-old man with ischaemic heart disease on dual antiplatelet therapy (aspirin plus ticagrelor) who was diagnosed as a primary angle-closure suspect and was to undergo a neodymium-doped yttrium aluminium garnet laser iridotomy at Centro Oftalmológico Virgilio Galvis, Floridablanca, Colombia in 2016. While performing the iridotomy in the left eye, active bleeding occurred that finally filled approximately 75% of the anterior chamber. Intraocular pressure (IOP) increased to 62 mmHg. Mannitol and a topical dorzolamide/timolol were used to control the increase in IOP. The hyphaema slowly resolved over the following week without sequelae. This case revealed that massive hyphaema can complicate laser iridotomy in patients on dual antiplatelet therapy, although this is rare. Therefore, if patients are taking aspirin and ticagrelor, it would be advisable to stop the second medication if possible. In addition, sequential application of photocoagulation and photodisruption lasers might diminish the risk of significant bleeding.


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Hifema/etiologia , Iridectomia/efeitos adversos , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/uso terapêutico , Aspirina/uso terapêutico , Colômbia , Glaucoma de Ângulo Fechado/complicações , Glaucoma de Ângulo Fechado/cirurgia , Humanos , Iridectomia/métodos , Terapia a Laser/métodos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Complicações Pós-Operatórias , Ticagrelor/uso terapêutico
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BMJ ; 365: l2211, 2019 06 06.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31171523

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OBJECTIVE: To test the hypothesis that ticagrelor plus aspirin is safe and superior to clopidogrel plus aspirin for reducing high platelet reactivity at 90 days and stroke recurrence in patients with minor stroke or transient ischaemic attack, particularly in carriers of the CYP2C19 loss-of-function allele and patients with large artery atherosclerosis. DESIGN: Open label, blinded endpoint, randomised controlled phase II trial. SETTING: Prospective studies conducted at 26 centres in China, August 2015 to March 2017. PARTICIPANTS: 675 patients with acute minor stroke or transient ischaemic attack. INTERVENTION: Ticagrelor (180 mg loading dose, 90 mg twice daily thereafter) or clopidogrel (300 mg loading dose, 75 mg daily thereafter) on a background of aspirin (100 mg daily for the first 21 days) within 24 hours of symptom onset. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Primary outcome was the proportion of patients with high platelet reactivity at 90 days. High platelet reactivity was defined as P2Y12 reaction units of more than 208. Secondary outcomes included high platelet reactivity at 90 days (7 days either way) in patients carrying genetic variants that would affect clopidogrel metabolism, and any stroke (ischaemic or haemorrhagic) recurrence at 90 days (7 days either way), six months, and one year. RESULTS: At 90 days, high platelet reactivity occurred in 35 (12.5%) of 280 patients in the ticagrelor/aspirin group and 86 (29.7%) of 290 patients in the clopidogrel/aspirin group (risk ratio 0.40; 95% confidence interval 0.28 to 0.56; P<0.001), and in 10.8% versus 35.4% (0.31; 0.18 to 0.49; P<0.001) of patients carrying CYP2C19 loss-of-function alleles. Stroke occurred in 21 (6.3%) of 336 patients in the ticagrelor/aspirin group and 30 (8.8%) of 339 patients in the clopidogrel/aspirin group (hazard ratio 0.70; 95% confidence interval 0.40 to 1.22; P=0.20). Patients with large artery atherosclerosis in the ticagrelor/aspirin group had a lower stroke recurrence at 90 days than those in the clopidogrel/aspirin group (6.0% v 13.1%; hazard ratio 0.45, 95% confidence interval 0.20 to 0.98; P=0.04). No difference was seen in the rates of major or minor haemorrhagic events between the ticagrelor/aspirin and clopidogrel/aspirin groups (4.8% v 3.5%; P=0.42). CONCLUSION: Patients with minor stroke or transient ischaemic attack who are treated with ticagrelor plus aspirin have a lower proportion of high platelet reactivity than those who are treated with clopidogrel plus aspirin, particularly for those who are carriers of the CYP2C19 loss-of-function allele. The results of this study should be evaluated further in large scale, phase III trials and in different populations. TRIAL REGISTRATION: Clinicaltrials.gov NCT02506140.


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Aspirina/uso terapêutico , Clopidogrel/uso terapêutico , Ataque Isquêmico Transitório/tratamento farmacológico , Ativação Plaquetária/efeitos dos fármacos , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/uso terapêutico , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/tratamento farmacológico , Ticagrelor/uso terapêutico , Adulto , Idoso , Plaquetas/efeitos dos fármacos , China , Quimioterapia Combinada , Feminino , Humanos , Ataque Isquêmico Transitório/fisiopatologia , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Ativação Plaquetária/fisiologia , Estudos Prospectivos , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/fisiopatologia , Resultado do Tratamento
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Kardiologiia ; 59(5S): 27-36, 2019 Jun 20.
Artigo em Russo | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31221073

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AIM: To study the comparative efficacy and safety of clopidogrel and ticagrelor in the "double" antiplatelet therapy (DATT) in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in the early and late periods in real clinical practice, and to assess adherence to treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The study included 109 patients with ACS, who underwent PCI. Patients were divided into two groups: the 1st group (n=57) - received ticagrelor and the 2nd group (n = 52) - received clopidogrel in the DATT for 12 months. The frequency of ischemic events (death from cardiovascular causes, repeated myocardial infarction (MI) and stent thrombosis (ST)) and hemorrhagic events was analyzed during hospitalization, in 3 months, 6 months and in 12 months. Also, the reasons of repeated hospitalizations during the year were analyzed. The adherence of patients was assessed using the Moriski-Green scale. RESULTS: There were no significant differences in the ticagrelor and clopidogrel groups (8.8% vs. 11.5%, p=0.87) for the incidence of stent thrombosis (ST). In the correlation analysis, in half of all cases of subacute ST in the total sample (n=109) (in 4 (3.65%) cases from 8 (7.3%)), the main reason for its development was the lack of adherence of patients to DATT (τ=0,6; p<0,001). The frequency of minor bleeding significantly prevailed in the ticagrelor group versus the clopidogrel group (38.6% vs. 21.2%, p=0.047). No significant difference in the rates of major bleeding was found between the ticagrelor and clopidogrel groups (1.8% and 1.9%, p=0.52). However, the difference in the rates of fatal bleeding, including more instances of fatal intracranial bleeding (1.8% vs. 0%; p=0,34), allows us to talk about the best hemorrhagic safety of clopidogrel. CONCLUSION: In this study, ticagrelor and clopidogrel were comparable in their effectiveness. Ischemic events and repeated hospitalizations in both groups are associated with the progression of atherosclerosis, confirmed by angiography; the development of stent restenosis, as well as low adherence, which is the main predictor of subacute TS. In addition, clopidogrel versus ticagrelor showed better hemorrhagic safety in the frequency of development of minor bleeding.


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Síndrome Coronariana Aguda , Intervenção Coronária Percutânea , Adenosina , Clopidogrel , Humanos , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas , Ticagrelor , Ticlopidina , Resultado do Tratamento
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Minerva Med ; 110(5): 410-418, 2019 Oct.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31081301

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BACKGROUND: Patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and previous cardiovascular disease (CVD) (stroke, peripheral arterial disease [PAD] or coronary artery disease [CAD]) are at high risk of serious events and mortality. Current clinical guidelines recommend new antiplatelet drugs (NADs) for high cardiovascular risk patients with ACS; however, these drugs are underused in different scenarios. METHODS: This study included 1717 ACS patients from 3 tertiary hospitals. Of them, 641 (37.33%) suffered from previous CVD: 149 patients with stroke, 154 patients with PAD and 541 patients with CAD. Bleeding, mortality and major adverse cardiac events (MACE) at 1 year of follow-up after hospital discharge were analyzed. RESULTS: NADs administration during hospital stay and at discharge was less frequent in patients with previous CVDs (P<0.001, for both). Cox analysis in this cohort of patients showed that clopidogrel prescription at discharge was independently associated with MACEs (HR: 1.59 [95% CI: 1.03-2.45]; P=0.036) and with death (HR: 1.99 [95% CI: 1.00-3.98]; P=0.049) in multivariate analysis. More specifically, when ticagrelor prescription at discharge was compared with clopidogrel, a significant death reduction was found in both, the univariate and the multivariate Cox analysis (HR: 4.54 [95% CI: 2.26-9.13]; P<0.001 and HR: 2.61 [95% CI: 1.16-5.90]; P=0.021, respectively). CONCLUSIONS: New antiplatelet drugs, especially ticagrelor, showed lower rates of mortality in patients with CVD without differences for bleeding. Despite the recommendations of current clinical guidelines for high risk patients with ACS, the use of NADs is very low in "real-life" patients with previous CVD.


Assuntos
Síndrome Coronariana Aguda/tratamento farmacológico , Doença das Coronárias/complicações , Doença Arterial Periférica/complicações , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/uso terapêutico , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/complicações , Síndrome Coronariana Aguda/etiologia , Síndrome Coronariana Aguda/mortalidade , Assistência ao Convalescente , Clopidogrel/efeitos adversos , Clopidogrel/uso terapêutico , Comorbidade , Uso de Medicamentos/estatística & dados numéricos , Feminino , Seguimentos , Hemorragia/induzido quimicamente , Hemorragia/epidemiologia , Humanos , Estimativa de Kaplan-Meier , Masculino , Síndrome Metabólica/epidemiologia , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/efeitos adversos , Cloridrato de Prasugrel/uso terapêutico , Modelos de Riscos Proporcionais , Estudos Prospectivos , Fumar/epidemiologia , Espanha , Centros de Atenção Terciária/estatística & dados numéricos , Ticagrelor/efeitos adversos , Ticagrelor/uso terapêutico
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