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March 23rd, 2015

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: March 23rd

This week’s topics include antiplatelet therapy duration following bare metal or drug-eluting coronary stents, thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke, and more.


September 19th, 2012

Studies Examine Less Burdensome Dual Antiplatelet Regimens

Two new studies published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology offer hope but not, yet, compelling evidence to support less burdensome requirements for dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) after drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation. In the first study, Spanish investigators followed 1622 consecutive patients who received a DES for 1 year. They found that 10.6% of the patients interrupted […]