• 14-day DAPT with nanocoated stent inferior to standard short-term DAPT strategy

    10 days ago - By Healio

    Among patients on oral anticoagulation, those who had dual antiplatelet therapy for 14 days after PCI with a nanocoated stent had worse outcomes compared with those assigned 3-to-6-month DAPT after PCI with a drug-eluting stent.
    For the randomized, open-label, active-controlled COBRA-REDUCE trial of 996 patients taking oral anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation or other reasons who underwent PCI, the patients were assigned PCI with the nanocoated stent followed by 14 days of DAPT or PCI with any FDA-approved second-generation DES followed by 3 to 6 months of
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