Design and Rationale of the RE-DUAL PCI Trial : A Prospective, Randomized, Phase 3b Study Comparing the Safety and Efficacy of Dual Antithrombotic Therapy With Dabigatran Etexilate Versus Warfarin Triple Therapy in Patients With Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation Who Have Undergone Percutaneous Coronary Intervention With Stenting

Published on Aug 26, 2016in Clinical Cardiology2.248
· DOI :10.1002/CLC.22572
Christopher P. Cannon168
Estimated H-index: 168
(Harvard University),
Savion Gropper7
Estimated H-index: 7
(Boehringer Ingelheim)
+ 13 AuthorsStefan H. Hohnloser89
Estimated H-index: 89
(Goethe University Frankfurt)
Antithrombotic management of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) undergoing coronary stenting is complicated by the need for anticoagulant therapy for stroke prevention and dual antiplatelet the ...
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