EDUCATE: Endeavor Drug eluting stenting: Understanding Care, Antiplatelet agents and Thrombotic Events
Description of Research
The purpose of this study is to collect additional safety information on the Endeavor stent, which has already been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Also, the purpose of this study is to collect information about how two different time periods of antiplatelet therapy (two blood thinning medicines taken by mouth in pill form to prevent blood clots) following a stent procedure keep you free from death, heart attack, stroke, bleeding, or blood clots.
Your doctor will have explained to you that you have a problem with narrowing in one or more of your coronary arteries (blood vessels which supply blood to the muscle of your heart).