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stent thrombosis post drug eluting stent

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1 Jul 2016 - General
 

Early Stent Thrombosis May Be Deadliest Among Ischemic And Hemorrhagic Events That Can Occur After Receiving A Drug-Eluting Stent. There are reports that research suggests “early stent thrombosis may be the deadliest among the ischemic and hemorrhagic events that can occur after getting a drug-eluting stent (DES).” Researchers found that “all-cause mortality at 2 years was most common in patients with stent thrombosis.” The data also indicated that “stent thrombosis occurring early, within 30 days in particular, was strongly associated, having a 38.5% mortality rate.” Adapted from JACC