MACCE, mortality, stroke in PCI less common in Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis

Patients with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis who underwent PCI had a lower rate of in-hospital MACCE, mortality and stroke or transient ischemic attack compared with those without inflammatory bowel disease, researchers reported.However, patients with either form of inflammatory bowel disease were found to be at greater risk for major bleeding.“This is the first national-level analysis comparing procedural outcomes between patients with and without IBD undergoing PCI,” Ofer Kobo, MD, MHA, of the department of cardiology at Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel,Read More

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