The risk of cardiac complications following noncardiac surgery in patients with drug eluting stents implanted at least six months before surgery.

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AIMS Given the anecdotal reports and case series suggesting that drug-eluting coronary stents [DES] may be still vulnerable to coronary thrombosis after six months, we sought to assess this risk in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery six months after stenting. METHODS AND RESULTS Linking the Rabin Medical Centre interventional cardiology database with… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ccd.22158

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