- Optimal duration of dual antiplatelet therapy after drug-eluting stent.
- Shorter Plavix Treatment May Be Equally Effective - WebMD
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- Clopidogrel discontinuation within the first year after coronary drug.
Optimal duration of dual antiplatelet therapy after drug-eluting stent.
Uncertainty regarding the appropriate duration of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) with aspirin and a thienopyridine challenges every clinician involved in the care of patients considered for or treated with drug-eluting stents (DES).
Shorter Plavix Treatment May Be Equally Effective - WebMD
March 14, 2013 -- San Francisco -- Important news for stent patients and cardiologists alike: data from a new analysis of Medtronic's (NYSE: MDT) RESOLUTE global drug-eluting stent program show very low occurrence of stent thrombosis when dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) is interrupted or discontinued after one month. But almost 1 in 6 of the 5,000 patients in the pooled clinical trials for the Resolute zotarolimus-eluting stent either completely stopped or interrupted DAPT for at least 14 days, and did so anytime from one month to less than one year after stent implantation.
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The process responsible for stent stenosis is delayed with drugs (sirolimus [rapamycin] and paclitaxel); however this benefit is offset by harm due to stent thrombosis (0.2-1.1%).
Clopidogrel discontinuation within the first year after coronary drug.
Although plavix and aspirin are anti-platelet agents, plavix has a different mechanism of action that seems to be specialized for drug eluding stent to prevent restenosis. and there is a class-action suit against Laviqiin providers that is currently unresolved.
Duration of plavix with medicated stents:
Rating: 96 / 100
Overall: 87 Rates