Table 4

Adherence to postdischarge guideline-recommended antiplatelet therapy

 At discharge1 Month after discharge1 Year after dischargeFull adherence
YesNoYesNoYesNoYesNo
STEMI/new LBBB359 (77.5)104 (22.5)322 (72.4)123 (27.6)207 (51.8)193 (48.3)197 (49.7)199 (50.3)
 Revascularisation*210 (85.0)37 (15.0)193 (80.4)47 (19.6)141 (64.1)79 (35.9)139 (63.5)80 (36.5)
 Conservative management149 (69.0)67 (31.0)129 (62.9)76 (37.1)66 (36.7)114 (63.3)58 (32.8)119 (67.2)
UA/NSTEMI895 (67.0)441 (33.0)753 (58.6)533 (41.4)424 (37.9)695 (62.1)313 (28.3)792 (71.7)
 Revascularisation*300 (77.7)86 (22.3)288 (76.6)88 (23.4)156 (46.0)183 (54.0)105 (31.3)230 (68.7)
 Conservative management595 (62.6)355 (37.4)465 (51.1)445 (48.9)268 (34.4)512 (65.6)208 (27.0)562 (73.0)
Total1254 (69.7)545 (30.3)1075 (62.1)656 (37.9)631 (41.5)888 (58.5)510 (34.0)991 (66.0)
 Revascularisation*510 (80.6)123 (80.6)481 (78.1)135 (21.9)297 (53.1)262 (46.9)244 (44.0)310 (56.0)
 Conservative management744 (63.8)422 (36.2)594 (53.3)521 (46.7)334 (34.8)626 (65.2)266 (28.1)681 (71.9)
  • * PCI or CABG during index hospitalisation.

  • CABG, coronary artery bypass grafting surgery; LBBB, left bundle branch block; NSTEMI, non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction; PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention; STEMI, ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction; UA, unstable angina.