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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Rationalizing Duration of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After Coronary Stenting
Principal Investigator:

Scott Kinlay

Location: Brockton, MA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2017 - June 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $134,492
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


In 2015, over 12,000 Veterans had percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) in one of the 78 Veterans Affairs (VA) cardiac catheterization laboratories throughout the nation. Most of these PCIs used drug eluting stents, which have lower rates of restenosis and need for repeat interventions than earlier bare metal stents. However, drug eluting stents require longer dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) with aspirin and a thienopyridine inhibitor to prevent stent thrombosis and myocardial infarction. C...

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