Lawrence A Notaro

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The evaluation of antithrombotic agents for secondary stroke prevention has focused on stroke reduction. The aim of this analysis was to focus specifically on the increase in bleeding risk. The annualized rates of total and major bleeding events in secondary stroke prevention trials of antithrombotics were assessed and cross compared. A Medline search for(More)
The incidence of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) is five times greater than that in age-matched controls. Warfarin reduces this incidence by two thirds and is the most effective agent for this indication. However, despite its efficacy, warfarin management is tedious and is useful only in a subsegment of the population who needs(More)
Patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) commonly have varying degrees of coexisting cerebrovascular disease (CVD) and chronic kidney disease (CKD), and proper management is complicated partly because of a lack of unifying guidelines. The aim of this article is to review the current literature and propose the optimal treatment regimen in patients with(More)
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