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Triple antithrombotic management after stent implantation: when and how?
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    Response to Drs DeWilde and Ten Berg
    • Albert Schömig
    • Other Contributors:
      • Nikolaus Sarafoff, MD and Melchior Seyfarth, MD

    Randomised trials in patients on oral anticoagulation undergoing coronary stenting (response to Drs Willem Dewilde and Jurrien m ten Berg)

    Dear Sir,

    we agree with Dr. Dewilde and Dr. Ten Berg that current recommendations regarding coronary stenting in patients on oral anticoagulation (OAC) are not based on randomised controlled trials (RCT) and congratulate them for addressing this important issue by i...

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    Triple Therapie: proof or expert opinion?

    We read the article by Schömig et al (1) with great interest. We learned when and how physicians should prescribe triple antithrombotic therapy after stent implantation. Schömig states that further prospective clinical trials are needed in order to evaluate the best treatment strategy for patients on oral anticoagulant therapy (OAC) who undergo percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI). Unfortunately, all present recommendati...

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