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This is a 76-year-old woman with recently diagnosed atrial fibrillation who presents with non-ST elevation ACS and a troponin of 1.3 ng/mL. She undergoes drug-eluting stent implantation of a 90% left circumflex artery stenosis. Her past medical history is notable for poorly controlled hypertension, diabetes, and hyperlipidemia. Her medications include hydrochlorothiazide, rosuvastatin, and metformin.
Approximately how much is her bleeding risk increased by adding DAPT to her regimen compared with patients who are treated with oral anticoagulant alone?
- Increased by 10%
- Increased up to 200% to 300%
- Increased by 50% to 60%
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