Noncardiac surgery after coronary stenting: early surgery and interruption of antiplatelet therapy are associated with an increase in major adverse cardiac events.

@article{Schouten2007NoncardiacSA,
  title={Noncardiac surgery after coronary stenting: early surgery and interruption of antiplatelet therapy are associated with an increase in major adverse cardiac events.},
  author={O. Schouten and Ron Theodoor van Domburg and Jeroen J. Bax and Peter J de Jaegere and Martin Dunkelgrun and Harm H. H. Feringa and Sanne Elisabeth Hoeks and Don Poldermans},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={122-4}
}
B o the Editor: Noncardiac surgery early after percutaneous coroary intervention (PCI) with stenting has been associated with dverse cardiac events in the perioperative period (1,2). However, hese reports were on patients with bare-metal stents, did not nclude drug-eluting stents, and did not compare patients who ontinued their antiplatelet therapy during surgery with those who nterrupted this therapy. Therefore, we conducted the current tudy. Patients who underwent noncardiac surgery between… CONTINUE READING
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