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Dual (DAT) or Triple (TAT) Antithrombotic Therapy

Dual (DAT) or triple (TAT) antithrombotic therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)



Experts' Introduction

This topic is of high interest, because triple therapy, consisting of low-dose aspirin clopidogrel and an oral anticoagulant (OAC), is theoretically of importance, but associated with increased bleeding hazard. Recent studies (PIONEER AF, RESIDUAL PCI and AUGUSTUS) have shown that NOACs should be preferred over vitamin K antagonists. European guidelines and position papers make a strong point for at least 1 month of TAT especially in patients with an increased ischemic risk.“

 

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Prof. Kurt Huber

Interventional cardiologist, Vienna, Austria

 

  

Acute Cardiovascular Care Congress Resources

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Access the session from Acute Cardiovascular care 2019

 

 

Clinical Decision-Making Toolkit

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Access the toolkit

Free chapter on Secondary Prevention after ACS

 

Webinars

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European Heart Journal - Acute Cardiovascular Care

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EAPCI resources

A Position Statement from the EAPCI Women Committee

EAPCI Webinar : Always triple therapy for Afib patients undergoing PCI irrespective of the bleeding risk status?