October 8th, 2012
Triple Antithrombotic Therapy: What — and When — Is the Bleeding Risk?
Morten Lamberts, MD and John Ryan, MD
Morten Lamberts, MD, lead investigator of a recent registry study of various combinations of antithrombotic agents in patients with AF and CAD, answers John Ryan’s questions about the study and its implications.
August 28th, 2012
WOEST: Get Rid of the Aspirin in Triple Therapy
Larry Husten, PHD
According to current guidelines and clinical practice, PCI patients already taking an oral anticoagulant generally end up on triple therapy comprising the anticoagulant plus clopidogrel and aspirin. However, there is no supporting evidence base for this approach, and the triple-therapy regimen is known to increase bleeding complications. Now a new study — the first randomized […]