Patients with previous definite stent thrombosis have a reduced antiplatelet effect of aspirin and a larger fraction of immature platelets.

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OBJECTIVES This study sought to evaluate the platelet response to aspirin and the immature platelet fraction in patients with previous stent thrombosis (ST). BACKGROUND ST is a potentially fatal complication of coronary stenting. A reduced platelet response to aspirin increases the risk of cardiovascular events. METHODS We included 117 patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcin.2010.05.014

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@article{Wrtz2010PatientsWP, title={Patients with previous definite stent thrombosis have a reduced antiplatelet effect of aspirin and a larger fraction of immature platelets.}, author={Morten W{\"u}rtz and Erik Lerkevang Grove and Lise N Wulff and Anne Kjer Kaltoft and Hans Henrik Tilsted and Lisette Okkels Jensen and A. M. Hvas and Steen Kristensen}, journal={JACC. Cardiovascular interventions}, year={2010}, volume={3 8}, pages={828-35} }