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Wednesday, 19 March 2014 10:54

Anticoagulation news items. Week commencing 10th March 2014

Modifying effect of dual antiplatelet therapy on incidence of stent thrombosis according to implanted drug-eluting stent type

European Heart Journal

This 3-yr study (n=8709 on zotarolimus-eluting stent [ES]/sirolimus-ES) suggests dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) use influenced rate of stent thrombosis to a different extent, depending upon type of implanted DES; and optimal duration of DAPT will likely depend upon stent type.


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