Is low-dose aspirin right for you after surgery?

A Canadian-led study has found that perioperative aspirin can prevent heart-related complications after major noncardiac surgery in patients with previous percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) such as an angioplasty or stent. The study found that for every 1,000 patients with PCI, giving them aspirin at the time of noncardiac surgery would prevent 59 heart attacks and cause eight major bleeding events.

Is low-dose aspirin right for you after surgery?

(HealthDay)—Each year, millions of American heart patients go "under the knife" for various kinds of surgery. Often they're told to take a low-dose aspirin, to help lower their odds for a post-op ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Medical Xpress

Aspirin can prevent heart attacks after noncardiac surgery in patients with prior PCI

A Canadian-led study has found that perioperative aspirin can prevent heart-related complications after major noncardiac surgery in patients with previous percutaneous coronary intervention ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Medical Xpress

Aspirin can prevent heart attacks after noncardiac surgery in patients with prior PCI, Tue 14 Nov 17 from ScienceDaily

Aspirin can prevent heart attacks after noncardiac surgery in patients with prior PCI, Tue 14 Nov 17 from Eurekalert

Aspirin OK During Surgery, Even with PCI History

(MedPage Today) -- Benefits of aspirin seen as outweighing bleeding risk in this group

Mon 13 Nov 17 from MedPageToday

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