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Stent thrombosis

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39086.931019.1F (Published 11 January 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:57

Antiplatelets alone won't do the job

  1. Hans Van Brabandt, cardiologist
  1. 1B2800 Mechelen, Belgium van.brabandt@pandora.be

    Gershlick and Richardson say that premature discontinuation of clopidogrel is the greatest risk factor for thrombosis of drug eluting stents.1 In Iakovou's series thrombosis occurred in five of 17 patients (29%) who prematurely discontinued dual antiplatelet …

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