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New Retrospective Studies of Hospital Readmission Rates for Subsequent Heart Attack and Initial Hospitalization Costs in ACS-PCI Patients Treated with Effient or Plavix Presented at TCT


Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced new results of two retrospective, observational, comparative effectiveness studies of U.S. hospital data comparing rates of readmission for subsequent heart attack and initial hospitalization costs among patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) treated with a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and antiplatelet therapy, including Effient^® (prasugrel) or Plavix^®(clopidogrel).  The findings were presented at the 24^th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium.  Sponsored by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF), TCT is the world's premier educational meeting specializing in interventional cardiovascular medicine.

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