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Randomized controlled trial of dual antiplatelet therapy in patients undergoing surgery for critical limb ischemia

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)37-42
Number of pages6
JournalAnnals of Surgery
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2010


Patients with critical limb ischemia have a perioperative cardiovascular morbidity comparable to patients with acute coronary syndromes. We hypothesized that perioperative dual antiplatelet therapy would improve biomarkers of atherothrombosis without causing unacceptable bleeding in patients undergoing surgery for critical limb ischemia.

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