Search Tag: DAPT

Cardiology Management

SENIOR trial: Synergy stent with shorter DAPT better than bare-metal stent

2017 07 Nov

Elderly patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) often receive bare-metal stents (BMS) instead of drug-eluting stents (DES) to shorten the duration of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) and reduce bleeding risk. A new randomised trial ("SENIOR"), which compared outcomes between these two types of stents with shorter DAPT, shows that... Read more