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Had celiac artery stent placed 4 months ago.Taken off aspirin cuz bruising.Still on plavix.Surgeon refilled Rx for another year.why on so long?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine

In brief: We are still

LEARNING about the length of time antiplatelet (and anticoagulants in general) therapy is optimal in patients with various diagnoses.
Follow the instructions of your treating physician. He/She will be keeping up to date with major studies and the results. Hope this is helpful.
Dr Z

In brief: We are still

LEARNING about the length of time antiplatelet (and anticoagulants in general) therapy is optimal in patients with various diagnoses.
Follow the instructions of your treating physician. He/She will be keeping up to date with major studies and the results. Hope this is helpful.
Dr Z
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