European Stroke Prevention Study. ESPS Group.

  title={European Stroke Prevention Study. ESPS Group.},
  volume={21 8},
  • Published 1990 in Stroke
We compared the outcomes of 2,500 patients who suffered from previous cerebrovascular disorders (transient ischemic attacks, reversible ischemic neurologic deficits, or completed strokes) treated with acetylsalicylic acid plus dipyridamole or matched placebo and followed for 2 years. Treatment was associated with a 33.5% reduction (p less than 0.001) in the incidence of all end points (deaths from all causes or strokes) by intention-to-treat analysis and a 36.5% reduction (p less than 0.001) by… CONTINUE READING