Aspirin Should Be First-Line Antiplatelet Therapy in the Secondary Prevention of Stroke

@inproceedings{Donnan2002AspirinSB,
  title={Aspirin Should Be First-Line Antiplatelet Therapy in the Secondary Prevention of Stroke},
  author={Geoffrey Alan Donnan and Stephen M Davis},
  year={2002}
}
Long-term management after an ischemic stroke (or transient ischemic attack [TIA]) boils down to reducing not just the high risk of a stroke but also the risk of other serious events due to similar underlying vascular pathology, such as myocardial infarction (MI) and sudden cardiac death.1 Therefore, minimizing causal vascular risk factors (blood pressure, cholesterol, smoking, and diabetes) and lifestyle modification (diet, exercise) are crucial, along with carotid endarterectomy for a few… CONTINUE READING