Atherosclerosis 2021 Mar 25;324:76-83. Epub 2021 Mar 25.
Division of Cardiology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou Medical Center, Taoyuan City, Taiwan; Center for Big Data Analytics and Statistics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou Medical Center, Taoyuan City, Taiwan; Graduate Institute of Nursing, Chang Gung University of Science and Technology, Taoyuan City, Taiwan. Electronic address:
Background And Aims: The coprescription of an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEi) with clopidogrel reportedly increases bleeding risk. However, studies have not described such an increase in cases of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).
Methods: We analyzed electronic medical records of patients with discharge records of having undergone DAPT after PCI from a national health insurance claims database for January 1, 2006 to December 31, 2014. Read More