Percutaneous coronary intervention and atrial fibrillation: the triple therapy dilemma

@article{Cho2014PercutaneousCI,
  title={Percutaneous coronary intervention and atrial fibrillation: the triple therapy dilemma},
  author={Jung Rae Cho and Dominick Joseph Angiolillo},
  journal={Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis},
  year={2014},
  volume={39},
  pages={203-208}
}
Atrial fibrillation (AF) represents the most common cardiac arrhythmia and chronic oral anticoagulation (OAC) is the cornerstone therapy to prevent cerebrovascular events among those having high thromboembolic risk. However, 20-30% of patients with AF have co-existing coronary artery disease (CAD). Importantly, since the prevalence of both AF and CAD increase with age, management of these patients has become an emerging clinical problem with the ever growing elderly population. In particular… CONTINUE READING
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