Fatal renal bleeding in a patient treated with aggressive antithrombotic therapy after recurrent coronary stent thrombosis

Jeonggeun Moon, Sang Hak Lee, Woo In Yang, Young Guk Ko, Woong Kyu Han, Yangsoo Jang

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Abstract

Triple antiplatelet therapy has been known to be superior to the conventional dual regimen for preventing stent thrombosis after coronary stenting, and the addition of oral anticoagulation to antiplatelet therapy is also considered an option. However, the risks and benefits of a triple antiplatelet regimen plus additional oral anticoagulation must be taken into account. Here, we report a case of fatal renal bleeding in a patient treated with triple antiplatelet plus oral anticoagulant therapy for the prevention of recurrent stent thrombosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)348-351
Number of pages4
JournalKorean Circulation Journal
Volume40
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Jul

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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