Table 19Sensitivity analysis of glycoprotein inhibitor versus unfractionated heparin on minor bleeding up to 30 days

Study CharacteristicNumber of Studies (Patients)aSummary Estimate (95% CI)
Trial Size
Small (<1000 patients)2 (279)OR 3.33 (0.23 to 48.23)
Large (≥ 1000 patients)3 (21,980)OR 1.61 (1.20 to 2.15)
Antiplatelet Use
Aspirin monotherapy4 (22,063)OR 1.62 (1.25 to 2.09)
Dual antiplatelet therapy1 (196)OR 16.15 (0.91 to 286.74)

CI = confidence interval

a

Subgroup summary estimates with fewer than three studies should be interpreted with caution.

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