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Letter to Editor
Monitoring of Antiplatelet Therapy in Clinical Practice: Is it Necessary or Not?
Author(s): Matej Samos and Marián FedorMatej Samos and Marián Fedor
Dual antiplatelet therapy forms currently the basis in acute coronary syndrome pharmacological treatment. However, there is a wide variability in antiplatelet response to clopidogrel, which may lead to antiplatelet therapy insufficient efficacy and subsequent risk of thrombotic events. Laboratory monitoring of antiplatelet therapy may help to identify patients with insufficient antiplatelet response. We discuss the benefits of routine monitoring of antiplatelet therapy in clinical practice... Read More»