Posts Tagged ‘stent thrombosis’

August 30th, 2010

Study Finds African-Americans at Increased Risk for Stent Thrombosis

African-Americans are nearly three times more likely than other races to develop stent thrombosis after receiving a drug-eluting stent, according to a new study appearing in Circulation. Ron Waksman and colleagues analyzed data from a large, single-center registry of 7,236 patients who received a DES and found that African-American race was the single strongest predictor […]