Antiplatelet and Anticoagulant Therapies for Prevention of Ischemic Stroke

  title={Antiplatelet and Anticoagulant Therapies for Prevention of Ischemic Stroke},
  author={Nikhil Kapil and Y. Datta and Naila Alakbarova and E. Bershad and M. Selim and D. Liebeskind and Ornina Bachour and G. H. Rao and A. Divani},
  journal={Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis},
  pages={301 - 318}
  • Nikhil Kapil, Y. Datta, +6 authors A. Divani
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis
  • Ischemic stroke represents one of the leading causes of death and disability in both the United States and abroad, particularly for patients with prior ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA). A quintessential aspect of secondary stroke prevention is the use of different pharmacological agents, mainly antiplatelets and anticoagulants. Antiplatelets and anticoagulants exhibit their effect by blocking the activation pathways of platelets and the coagulation cascade, respectively… CONTINUE READING
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