Tag Archives: Vein Grafts

ticagrelor vs clopidogrel en enfermedad vascular periferica

What is the best antiplatelet in PCI to vein grafts?

What is the best antiplatelet in PCI to vein grafts?

Courtesy of Dr. Carlos Fava. PCI to saphenous vein grafts is one the greatest challenges these days because, as opposed to native arteries, they present important thrombolytic material, diffuse and long lesions, and abundant macrophage and inflammatory cells, which makes the procedure more complex. At present, we have not yet agreed on the best antiplatelet

Los DES de última generación presentan mejores resultados en puentes venosos que los DES antiguos y BMS

New generation DES present better results in vein grafts than older DES and BMS

There is little information comparing contemporary drug eluting stents (DES)  against bare metal stents (BMS), for PCI in saphenous vein grafts in patients receiving (CABG).   This study aimed to assess clinical outcomes after PCI in saphenous vein grafts in patients receiving BMS, first generation DES, and new generation DES between 2006 and 2013. The study

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