July 10, 2009

Chronic kidney disease and dipstick proteinuria are risk factors for stent thrombosis in patients with myocardial infarction

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In this retrospective analysis, the combination of decreased GFR and dipstick proteinuira were independently associated with stent thrombosis, all cause mortality and nonfatal MI/death.

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  • David Shielding

    Interesting article, thanks for pointing it out. While an interesting observational finding, are there any specific interventions to help reduce stent thrombosis in this patient population?