Previous Coronary Stent Implantation and Cardiac Events in Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery

Background—Noncardiac surgery performed after coronary stent implantation is associated with an increased risk of stent thrombosis, myocardial infarction, and death. The influence of stent type and period of risk still have to be defined. Methods and Results—We linked the Scottish Coronary Revascularisation Register with hospital admission data to undertake… (More)