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PREDICT initiative: A look into the future of personalized medicine

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In a prospective effort to decrease medication-related adverse events, patients undergoing left heart catheterization at a large academic health center were stratified to receive usual care (clopidogrel) or alternative therapy based on CYP 2C19 genotyping. Based on genotyping results, approximately 22% of patients received an alternative to usual care.