Antiplatelet therapy for stroke prevention.

  title={Antiplatelet therapy for stroke prevention.},
  author={Graeme J. Hankey},
  journal={Current atherosclerosis reports},
  volume={9 4},
Recent trials of antiplatelet therapy for stroke prevention indicate that the combination of clopidogrel (75 mg/d) plus low-dose aspirin (75-162 mg/d) was not more effective than low-dose aspirin alone in the long-term prevention of major vascular events among patients at high risk of atherothrombotic events, nor was it more effective than oral anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation. Furthermore, oral anticoagulation (International Normalized Ratio of 2.0-3.0) was not more… CONTINUE READING
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