Ischaemic heart disease

Why do some patients not receive dual antiplatelet therapy after stenting?

One in ten patients undergoing PCI with stent implantation do not receive guideline-recommended dual antiplatelet therapy after their procedure, Australian research shows. These patients may be at risk of stent thrombosis because dual antiplatelet therapy is superior to aspirin alone for preventing atherothrombotic events, said researchers from NSW. A review of PBS data linked to ...

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