The Correct Answer is A!

 

Results from WOEST, PIONEER AF-PCI, RE-DUAL PCI and AUGUSTUS suggest which of the following for patients with atrial fibrillation and status post coronary stent implantation who had indications for both oral anticoagulant therapy and antiplatelet therapy?

A. Higher rates of bleeding events with triple therapy compared with double therapy with an OAT plus P2Y12 inhibitor
B. Similar rates of bleeding events with triple therapy compared with double therapy with an OAT plus P2Y12 inhibitor
C. Lower rates of bleeding events with triple therapy compared with double therapy with an OAT plus P2Y12 inhibitor

Rationale:

The correct answer is choice three: higher rates of bleeding events with triple therapy compared to double therapy. Results from WOEST, PIONEER, RE-DUAL and AUGUSTUS show that patients with atrial fibrillation and status post coronary stent implantation experience higher rates of bleeding with triple therapy compared with those treated with double therapy.

 

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