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I'm af paroxymal 1 year. left main 80% asymptomatic. after cabg & laa ligation, allow only taking anticoagulant alone without antiplatelet?

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Dr. Bennett Werner answered

Specializes in Cardiology

Guidelines: Our guidelines in the USA recommend anticoagulation for AF and one antiplatelet drug such as clopidogrel or aspirin for coronary disease. There's no need to take 3 drugs (anticoagulant and dual antiplatelets). If you have a tendency to bleeding, your doctor, who knows you best, may decide not to follow guidelines in your particular case.

Answered 2/24/2015

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