Safety and effectiveness of transdermal nicotine patch in smokers admitted with acute coronary syndromes.

Journal Article (Clinical Trial;Journal Article)

An analysis of smokers admitted with acute coronary syndrome who received transdermal nicotine therapy and those who did not was performed. Propensity analysis was used to match patients. Transdermal nicotine therapy appears safe and does not have an effect on the mortality of patients with acute coronary syndromes.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Meine, TJ; Patel, MR; Washam, JB; Pappas, PA; Jollis, JG

Published Date

  • April 15, 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 95 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 976 - 978

PubMed ID

  • 15820167

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-9149

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.amjcard.2004.12.039


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States