Home transfer after coronary intervention

J. Kefer Published in the journal : December 2016 Category : Cardiology

Summary :

The general practitioner is commonly faced with patients coming home after having undergone coronary intervention. Given this context, the specific items that must be followed-up include potential vascular complications, administered medications for preventing stent thrombosis (antiplatelet agents), as well as the management of recurrent chest pain. General measures to prevent atherothrombosis should be applied and monitored as well.

Key Words

Coronary intervention, complication, antiplatelet agents