#Flash: Marijuana Use after PCI linked with Higher risk of C
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between reported marijuana use and post–percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Among 113,477 patients, 3,970 reported marijuana use. Patients with reported marijuana use were likely to be younger, to use tobacco, to present with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, and to have fewer cardiovascular comorbidities. Also the users experienced significantly higher risks for bleeding and cerebrovascular accident and a lower risk for acute kidney injury. Conclusively reported marijuana use was associated with higher risks for cerebrovascular accident and bleeding and a lower risk for acute kidney injury after PCI.

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Source: https://www.jacc.org/doi/10.1016/j.jcin.2021.06.036
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