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 ...
Hospital PBS arrangements may deter antiplatelet use
By Michael Woodhead
12 Mar 2020