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Patients with drug eluting stents do better on long term clopidogrel

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.334.7585.119-b (Published 18 January 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:119

Drug eluting stents work well in the short term, but longer follow-up of patients with these stents suggested they were associated with an increased risk of catastrophic restenosis several years after a heart attack. No one knows exactly why. It is possible, …

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