Navigation Links
2011 ACCF/AHA Guidelines Incorporate New Recommendation for Platelet Reactivity Testing
Date:3/31/2011

SAN DIEGO, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Accumetrics, Inc., developer of the VerifyNow® System, the first rapid and easy-to-use point-of-care system for measuring platelet reactivity to multiple antiplatelet agents, announced today that a new recommendation for platelet reactivity testing has been incorporated into the updated 2011 ACCF/AHA Guidelines for the Management of UA/NSTEMI Patients.

The Guidelines, published online in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology(1), signify the growing focus and importance of platelet reactivity testing in a variety of patient populations, including UA/NSTEMI and ACS/PCI. The IIb (B) recommendation suggests that an approach of assessing platelet reactivity in combination with other procedural and patient characteristics may be considered to aid in patient management decisions.

"The addition of platelet reactivity testing to the Guidelines captures what we have already implemented at Scripps," said Matthew J. Price, MD, of the Scripps Translational Science Institute and Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, CA. "We believe that when considering alternative approaches for the management of patients that require antiplatelet therapy, an individualized approach that incorporates platelet reactivity testing is warranted in an attempt to minimize further ischemic events."

The Update also provides guidance on the rapidly expanding treatment options for patients requiring antiplatelet medications. "With the availability of newer antiplatelet agents, it has become challenging for a physician to determine how to manage individual patients," stated Kevin Croce, MD, PhD, Interventional Cardiologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital. "By utilizing platelet reactivity testing as recommended in this new Guideline, we feel we have a clearer picture on how to optimally manage our patients at the Brigham in this increasingly complex clinical setting."

The release of these Guidelines further el
'/>"/>

SOURCE Accumetrics, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Effient® Added to Updated ACCF/AHA Clinical Guidelines for ACS-PCI Patients with Unstable Angina and Non-ST Segment Myocardial Infarction
2. Daiichi Sankyo/Lilly Respond to ACCF/AHA Clinical Alert on Antiplatelet Therapy
3. Practice Guidelines Confirm Utility of Endoscopic Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) for the Treatment of Barretts Esophagus
4. 2011 Surgical Guidelines Recommend Point-of-Care Platelet Reactivity Testing Prior to Surgery
5. German High Court Rules in Favor of AmniSure® as New European Guidelines Published
6. Deb Group Introduces First Real-time Hand Hygiene Group Monitoring System Based on World Health Organization Guidelines
7. USDA Recognizes Benefit of Supplements in New Dietary Guidelines But Doesnt Go Far Enough
8. CDC Recommends VEREGEN® as Therapeutic Option for External Genital Warts in the 2010 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines
9. Milliman Care Guidelines® Now Used in More Than 1,000 Hospitals
10. Use of Vitamin K Antagonists in the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation is Driven by the Availability of an Oral Formulation, Cost and Widespread Inclusion on Guidelines and Formularies
11. Half of All Women Do Not Get Regular Mammograms Despite Recommended Guidelines
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/24/2014)... and FARMINGTON, Conn. ... Inc. (NYSE MKT: PTN), a biopharmaceutical company developing ... diseases with significant unmet medical need and commercial ... a private placement of 2,050,000 shares of its ... 24,949,325 shares of its common stock.  Funds under ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... PHILADELPHIA , Dec. 23, 2014 ... a medical device company focused on skin permeation, ... that Scott W. Hollander has been ... Mr. Hollander has more than 20 years of ... equipment industries, and most recently served as Vice ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... December 24, 2014 ... Global Disposable Syringe Industry of 178 pages ... business intelligence library. The 2014 ... Industry is a professional and deep research ... overview analysis, the report introduces Disposable Syringe ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Palatin Completes $20 Million Equity and $10 Million Debt Financings 2Palatin Completes $20 Million Equity and $10 Million Debt Financings 3Palatin Completes $20 Million Equity and $10 Million Debt Financings 4Echo Therapeutics Announces Scott W. Hollander as President & Chief Executive Officer 2Echo Therapeutics Announces Scott W. Hollander as President & Chief Executive Officer 3World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 2World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 3World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 4World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 5
... met in development and validation of non-animal alternative test methods ... 17 MatTek Corporation today announced that the ECVAM Scientific ... EpiDerm Skin Irritation Test (SIT) at its November meeting. ... and reliability for the prediction of skin irritating and non-irritating ...
... Delcath Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: DCTH ) today announced ... Directors. Dr. Contag is a proven corporate executive with extensive ... , (LOGO: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081118/NY46990LOGO ) ... Technologies, Inc. in 2006 and served as CEO. Prior to ...
Cached Medicine Technology:EpiDerm's Skin Irritation Test Fully Validated in European Union 2Delcath Adds Dr. Pamela R. Contag to Its Board of Directors 2Delcath Adds Dr. Pamela R. Contag to Its Board of Directors 3
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Overeating is common during the holidays, ... moderation, an expert says. "Don,t arrive at a party ... you know you,ll be attending a party, but deprivation leads ... dietitian at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco, N.Y., said ... healthy during the day and even to have a snack ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... closing in on a "fountain of youth" drug that can ... older adults, a new study suggests. Seniors received a ... that targets a genetic signaling pathway linked to aging and ... The experimental medication, a version of the drug ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Thousands of transvaginal mesh lawsuits ( ... number of multidistrict litigations currently underway in U.S. District ... reports. According to an Order issued on December 2, ... Status Conference in all of the proceedings on January ... to submit a proposed agenda to the Court by ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 Plugin creators from Pixel Film ... fully customizable business presentation tool made specifically for ... 5k business tool, users can now display their stats ... Pixel Film Studios. “ProFire 5k gives users a multiple ... professionalism to a presentation” , Pixel Film Studios takes ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 Each year trauma accounts for ... hospital admissions across the nation (according to the ... CDC’s National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey collected ... in 2010. They estimated that there were between 3.5 ... a primary diagnosis of broken bone or fracture. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Researchers Take 'First Baby Step' Toward Anti-Aging Drug 2Health News:Researchers Take 'First Baby Step' Toward Anti-Aging Drug 3Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Announcing a new ProFire 5k plugin from Pixel Film Studios for Final Cut Pro X Professionals 2Health News:Every Year Four Million Emergency Department Visits Result from Accidents Involving Bone Trauma 2Health News:Every Year Four Million Emergency Department Visits Result from Accidents Involving Bone Trauma 3Health News:Every Year Four Million Emergency Department Visits Result from Accidents Involving Bone Trauma 4
... (Toronto, ON) Two University of Toronto Faculty of Law ... receive substantial credit, as guest authors of medical and ... with professional and academic misconduct and fraud, even if ... published today in PLoS Medicine , Professors Simon ...
... , WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3 (HealthDay News) -- A new experimental ... in patients who haven,t been helped with standard steroids. ... and appears to be the first drug to be successful ... of medicine in the pulmonary and critical care division at ...
... -- Many Americans believe memory is more powerful, reliable and ... The telephone poll of 1,500 people found that nearly two-thirds ... records detailed information for later review, according to the researchers. ... are stored as memory, those memories do not change, and ...
... Society of America (GSA) the nation,s largest interdisciplinary organization ... Ferraro, PhD, of Purdue University as the 2011 recipient of ... given to individuals who have not only fostered excellence in ... of their mentoring, and whose inspiration is sought by students ...
... who follows science has read enthusiastic stories about medical ... were obtained in mice and might not carry over ... that a drug has been abandoned because clinical trials ... Given the delay, most readers probably don,t connect the ...
... Reporter , WEDNESDAY, Aug. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Want to live ... life choices might not be the crucial factor in determining whether ... extremely old people appear to have been as bad as everyone ... Of course, don,t take this as an excuse to blow ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Academics 'guest authoring' ghostwritten medical journal articles should be charged with fraud 2Health News:Experimental Drug Promising Against Tough-to-Treat Asthma 2Health News:Memories Can Be Unreliable, Manipulated 2Health News:Ferraro to receive GSA's 2011 Distinguished Mentorship in Gerontology Award 2Health News:New study calls into question reliance on animal models in cardiovascular research 2Health News:New study calls into question reliance on animal models in cardiovascular research 3Health News:New study calls into question reliance on animal models in cardiovascular research 4Health News:New study calls into question reliance on animal models in cardiovascular research 5Health News:Genes, Not Healthy Living, Get Most to Age 100 2Health News:Genes, Not Healthy Living, Get Most to Age 100 3
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: