Acute myocardial infarction: Antithrombotic therapy
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- Becker, R.C. Curr Treat Options Cardio Med (2003) 5: 3. doi:10.1007/s11936-003-0010-3
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The treatment of acute myocardial infarction is centered on pharmacology-based strategies designed to prevent or attenuate thrombotic processes occurring within the coronary arterial system. Antithrombotic therapies used currently in clinical practice represent the "fruits of labor" derived from randomized trials and carefully constructed patient management guidelines.