Prevalence, Indications and Appropriateness of Antiplatelet Therapy in Patients Operated for Acute Aortic Dissection: Associations With Bleeding Complications and Mortality

Study Questions:

What is the prevalence of antiplatelet therapy (AT) in patients who present with type A aortic dissection (AD) requiring surgery? Also, is AT prescribed appropriately, and does it affect clinical outcomes in these patients?