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Acuity One-Year Findings Meet All Primary Endpoints in Favor of,Angiomax (Bivalirudin) Alone Treatment Group

Major Bleeding in Patients Treated for Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS) Nearly Triples the Risk of Death at One Year

NEW ORLEANS, March 26, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- One-year findings from the landmark ACUITY trial show that acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients in the "Angiomax(R) (bivalirudin) alone" treatment group had similar rates of ischemic clinical outcomes compared with more complicated standard therapy, confirming previous findings, which showed similar ischemia at 30 days, and nearly 50% fewer episodes of major bleeding. At one year, the mortality rate of patients treated in the Angiomax alone treatment group was 3.8%, compared to 4.4% in the control treatment group. A separate analysis found that, in patients with ACS, having a major bleeding episode within 30 days following treatment nearly triples the risk of death up to one year later, making major bleeding a more powerful predictor of mortality than even a heart attack.

The ACUITY one-year results were presented as late-breaking findings by investigators for the first time here at the i2 Summit at the 56th Annual Scientific Session of the of Cardiology. Collectively, the data showed that ACUITY met all primary one-year endpoints and confirmed previously published 30-day findings. The Medicines Company markets Angiomax, an anti-clotting agent, in the United States.

"Our findings are important because they demonstrate that in high risk patients with ACS, Angiomax, the simplest and least expensive regimen, results in the overall best clinical outcomes," said ACUITY's principal investigator, Gregg W. Stone, MD, professor of medicine and director of cardiovascular research and education at Medical Center's Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy, and chairman of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation.

Study Findings

The one-year ACUITY analysis showed that treatment in the Angiomax(R)(bivalirudin) alone group resulted in comp
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