Conversations in cardiology: bridging antiplatelet therapy before surgery.


Journal Article

Bridging for antiplatelet therapy remains a subject of debate with data favoring GP blockers but at a risk of bleeding. This Conversation in Cardiology addresses a key and often asked question about use of alternatives to P2Y12 agents in patients requiring surgery within 6 months after drug eluting stent implantation.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kern, MJ; Applegate, RJ; Bell, M; Brilakis, ES; Butman, SM; Bach, RG; Kaul, P; Klein, LW; Krucoff, MW; Moore, JA; Price, MJ; Rao, SV; Stone, GW; Uretsky, BF

Published Date

  • April 1, 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 83 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 748 - 752

PubMed ID

  • 24395180

Pubmed Central ID

  • 24395180

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1522-726X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/ccd.25319


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States