Aspirin in Alzheimer's disease: increased risk of intracerebral hemorrhage: cause for concern?


BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE In a randomized controlled trial in Alzheimer's disease (AD), we found a higher number of intracerebral hemorrhages (ICHs) in patients randomized to aspirin treatment. Here, we evaluate the literature on the risk of ICH as a complication in patients with AD treated with aspirin. METHODS Systematic review and comparison of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.109.576975