A GP guide to post-MI antiplatelets

Once upon a time all we could offer patients after an acute MI was bed rest; now we have an armoury of therapies

Almost one in three deaths in Australia are due to cardiovascular disease, with coronary heart disease the major culprit.1

In the early years of coronary stenting, the rate of stent-thrombosis was around 20%.

That said, we’ve come a long way, with the past three decades seeing unprecedented advancements in the management of the condition.

A key component of this has been the