Stopping aspirin before coronary artery surgery: between the devil and the deep blue sea.


Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) aims to reduce immediate and longer-term risks of myocardial infarction and death in patients with coronary artery disease. CABG is, however, associated with its own thrombotic risks of perioperative myocardial infarction, stroke, pulmonary embolism, and bowel infarction.1 These risks are of major concern to the… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.110.010470


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