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TAVR patients on DAPT at higher risk of bleeding events
eMediNexus,  17 January 2019
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Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) patients who are discharged with dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) may have a significantly higher risk of major bleeding events vs. patients who are discharged with antiplatelet monotherapy, according to a study published in the American Heart Journal. Rates of death, stroke and myocardial infarction at one year were similar between patients on DAPT and those on monotherapy. However, patients on DAPT had a significantly higher risk of major bleeding events.
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