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Washington University School of Medicine

Genetic Find Shows Racial Differences a Factor in Mortality in Heart Attack Patients on Anti-clottin

Caption: Cardiologist Sharon Cresci, MD, led a genetic study showing that racial differences account for a higher risk of mortality in some patients taking clopidogrel (Plavix) after a heart attack.

Credit: Robert Boston

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