DAPT Trial Concludes, Proves Long-Term Stent Implementation Beneficial

November 17, 2014 6:29 PM

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DAPT Trial Concludes, Proves Long-Term Stent Implementation Beneficial

Health officials have been long awaiting the results of the Dual Antiplatelet Therapy (DAPT) study. But the wait is over, as the results were presented today at the annual American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in Chicago.

The results of the DAPT trial comes by request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration after data from 2006 exposed the potential for increased risk of stent thrombosis (blood clotting inside of a stent) with drug-eluting implements.

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