Restart Aspirin For Secondary CV Prevention Soon After a GI Bleed

Questions will come up about whether it's okay to restart aspirin to reduce CV risk in patients hospitalized for a GI bleed.

Low-dose aspirin is linked to about 2 GI bleeds per 1,000 patients each year. But the risk is up to 10 times higher after a GI bleed.

Weigh aspirin's CV benefit versus bleeding risk.

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