Recommendation for Duration of DAPT in Patients With ACS Treated With CABG

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2016 ACC/AHA Guideline Focused Update on Duration of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease[1]

Duration of DAPT in Patients With ACS Treated With CABG:Recommendation

Class I
"1.In patients with ACS being treated with DAPT who undergo CABG, P2Y12 inhibitor therapy should be resumed after CABG to complete 12 months of

DAPT therapy after ACS ((Level of Evidence: C-LD)"

  1. Levine GN, Bates ER, Bittl JA, Brindis RG, Fihn SD, Fleisher LA; et al. (2016). "2016 ACC/AHA guideline focused update on duration of dual antiplatelet therapy in patients with coronary artery disease: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines". J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 152 (5): 1243–1275. doi:10.1016/j.jtcvs.2016.07.044. PMID 27751237.