Cardio-Cerebrovascular Most Recent
The increasing average age of natural survival and effective therapies for many previously fatal illnesses have increased the older adult population.
Dual Antiplatelet Therapy for Cardiovascular Protection: Indication, Duration, and Other Considerations
Dual antiplatelet therapy (DAT) with acetylsalicylic acid and a thienopyridine agent (clopidogrel) as secondary prevention for patients with atherosclerotic coronary artery disease has been proven effective in those with unstable angina or acute coronary syndromes and following a percutaneous coronary intervention.
Chronic angina is a common problem among older adults. The burden of coronary heart disease in patients over age 75 is high.