Aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular events in women and men: a sex-specific meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

@article{Berger2006AspirinFT,
  title={Aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular events in women and men: a sex-specific meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.},
  author={Jeffrey S. Berger and Maria Carla Roncaglioni and Fausto Avanzini and Ierta Pangrazzi and Gianni Tognoni and David L. Brown},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2006},
  volume={295 3},
  pages={306-13}
}
CONTEXT Aspirin therapy reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease in adults who are at increased risk. However, it is unclear if women derive the same benefit as men. OBJECTIVE To determine if the benefits and risks of aspirin treatment in the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease vary by sex. DATA SOURCES AND STUDY SELECTION MEDLINE and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials databases (1966 to March 2005), bibliographies of retrieved trials, and reports presented at… CONTINUE READING
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