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Antiplatelet Therapy in Cardiovascular Disease


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Table of Contents

List of Contributors, viii

Foreword, xix

Preface, xxi

Section I: Platelet biology and pathophysiology

1 Platelet Pathophysiology and its Role in Thrombosis, 3
Paul A. Gurbel and Udaya S. Tantry

2 Platelet Receptors and Drug Targets: COX-1, 8
Thomas Hohlfeld and Karsten Schror

3 Platelet Receptors and Drug Targets: P2Y12, 14
Marco Cattaneo

4 Platelet Receptors and Drug Targets: GP IIb/IIIa, 21
Eliano Pio Navarese and Jacek Kubica

5 Platelet Receptors and Drug Targets: PAR1, Collagen, vWF, Thromboxane, and Other Novel Targets, 29
Ping Zhang, Lidija Covic, and Athan Kuliopulos

6 Role of Inflammation and Hypercoagulability in Thrombosis, 45
Paul A. Gurbel, Nachiket Apte, and Udaya S. Tantry Section II: Platelet function tests

7 Light Transmission Aggregometry, 53
Paul A. Gurbel, Martin Gesheff, Kevin P. Bliden, and Udaya S. Tantry

8 Vasodilator-Stimulated Phosphoprotein (VASP) Assay, 58
Marc Laine, Franck Paganelli, and Laurent Bonello

9 VerifyNow P2Y12 and Plateletworks Assays, 65
Matthew J. Price, Nicoline J. Breet, and Jurrien M. ten Berg

10 Multiplate Analyzer, 82
Martin Orban and Dirk Sibbing

11 Shear Stress-Based Platelet Function Tests, 92
Nicoline J. Breet and Jurrien M. ten Berg

12 Thrombelastography and Other Novel Techniques, 102
Udaya S. Tantry, Vijay A. Doraiswamy, Glenn Stokken, Marvin J. Slepian, and Paul A. Gurbel Section III: Antiplatelet pharmacology

13 Aspirin, 111
Karsten Schroer and Thomas Hohlfeld

14 Cilostazol, 117
Seung-Whan Lee, Duk-Woo Park, and Seung-Jung Park

15 Abciximab, 125
J. Emilio Exaire and Jorge F. Saucedo

16 Tirofiban, 131
Marco Valgimigli, Arnoud W.J. van't Hof, and Christian Hamm

17 Eptifibatide, 142
Nevin C. Baker and Ron Waksman

18 Ticlopidine, 150
Fabiana Rollini, Francesco Franchi, Ana Muniz-Lozano, and Dominick J. Angiolillo

19 Clopidogrel, 160
Andrzej Budaj

20 Prasugrel, 166
Christoph Varenhorst, Anna Oskarsson, and Stefan James

21 Elinogrel, 173
Matthew J. Chung and Sunil V. Rao

22 Cangrelor, 180
Francesco Franchi, Fabiana Rollini, Ana Muniz-Lozano, and Dominick J. Angiolillo

23 Ticagrelor, 193
Anna Oskarsson, Christoph Varenhorst, and Stefan James

24 Thrombin Receptor Antagonists, 198
Flavio de Souza Brito and Pierluigi Tricoci Section IV: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Antiplatelet Therapy

25 Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Prior to Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, 209
Fabio Mangiacapra, Annunziata Nusca, Rosetta Melfi, and Germano di Sciascio

26 Duration of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy after Drug-Eluting Stent Implantation, 220
Joshua P. Loh and Ron Waksman

27 Antiplatelet Therapy for Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes, 229
Michael A. Gaglia, Jr. and Ray V. Matthews

28 Antiplatelet Therapy in Stable Coronary Artery Disease, 237
Ana Laynez and Ron Waksman

29 Antiplatelet Therapy for Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease, 245
Aung Myat, Yousif Ahmad, and Simon R. Redwood

30 Bleeding Risk and Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Treated with Antiplatelets, 253
Sa'ar Minha and Ron Waksman

31 Bleeding Definitions, 259
Sameer Bansilal, Deborah E. Aronson, and Roxana Mehran Section V: Antiplatelet Responsiveness

32 Personalizing Antiplatelet Therapy, 269
Paul A. Gurbel, Young-Hoon Jeong, and Udaya S. Tantry

33 Aspirin Resistance, 277
Muthiah Vaduganathan and Eli I. Lev

34 Clopidogrel Resistance, 285
Udaya S. Tantry, Kevin P. Bliden, Talha Meeran, and Paul A. Gurbel

35 Genetics of Clopidogrel Poor Response, 293
Pierre Fontana and Jean-Luc Reny

36 Proton Pump Inhibitors and Clopidogrel, 300
Michael A. Gaglia, Jr

37 Other Drug Interactions with Clopidogrel, 306
Eric R. Bates

Index, 314

About the Author

Ron Waksman, MD, FACC, is Associate Director, Division of Cardiology and Director of Experimental Angioplasty & New Technologies, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC. Dr. Waksman is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine and sits on the editorial boards of six other internationally published journals. He has been Editor/Co-Editor of six books since 1996 and has authored 22 additional book chapters. Dr. Waksman has also authored/co-authored over 250 published manuscripts and over 200 abstracts. He is also a Clinical Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) at Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA.


Written by an international who's-who of expertsin the field, Antiplatelet Therapy also includes an entire sectioncovering the use of antiplatelet drugs in PCIs, includingpercutaneous valve repair, which makes this text particularlyessential to Interventional Cardiologists. (Kingbook73's Medical Ebook and Video Collection, 20 August2014)

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