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Effects of baseline and early acquired thrombocytopaenia on long-term mortality in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention with bivalirudin

EuroIntervention 2016;11:e1627-e1638 published online e-edition April 2016. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV11I14A314

1. Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA; 2. Center for Interventional Vascular Therapy, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA; 3. Cardiovascular Research Foundation, New York, NY, USA

Aims: Bivalirudin use as a procedural anticoagulant in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is associated with a lower incidence of thrombocytopaenia compared to o

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