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Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Drug-Eluting Stents: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

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Safi U. Khan, Maninder Singh, Shahul Valavoor, Muhammad U. Khan, Ahmad N. Lone, Muhammad Zia Khan, Muhammad Shahzeb Khan, Preethi Mani, Samir R. Kapadia, Erin D. Michos, Gregg W. Stone, Ankur Kalra, and Deepak L. Bhatt

An open-access large metanalysis on the utility and risks of antiplatelets after PCI. Of note, mortality was not a primary endpoint. The message is that long dual antiplatelet use is an exchange between avoidance of myocardial events and serious bleeding.

The novel oral anticoagulants may enter the arena soon..

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