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Coronary Intervention in Patients With Diabetes, Chronic Renal Disease, and the Elderly: Therapeutic Implications
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1 Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Rev. Cardiovasc. Med. 2007, 8(S3), 35–41;
Published: 20 May 2007
Patients with diabetes mellitus, chronic renal disease, or advanced age who are undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention are at an increased risk of bleeding and thrombosis. This article reviews the clinical implications of these conditions and discusses the therapeutic options currently available for these patient groups.
Percutaneous coronary intervention
Prothrombotic state
Plasminogen activator inhibitor 1
Diabetes mellitus
Chronic renal disease
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