TIMI 5

TIMI 5 evaluated the safety and efficacy of several doses of hirudin vs. unfractionated heparin in combination with front-loaded tPA for the treatment of patients presenting with ST elevation myocardial infarction.

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Key Study Publications

Cannon CP, McCabe CH, Henry TD, Schweiger MJ, Gibson RS, Mueller HS, Becker RC, Kleiman NS, Haugland JM, Anderson JL, et al. A pilot trial of recombinant desulfatohirudin compared with heparin in conjunction with tissue-type plasminogen activator and aspirin for acute myocardial infarction: results of the Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) 5 trial. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1994;23:993-1003. Abstract