Folic Acid Supplementation for Stroke Prevention in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease

@article{Tian2017FolicAS,
  title={Folic Acid Supplementation for Stroke Prevention in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease},
  author={T. Tian and Kun-Qi Yang and Jingang Cui and L. Zhou and Xianliang Zhou},
  journal={The American Journal of the Medical Sciences},
  year={2017},
  volume={354},
  pages={379–387}
}
  • T. Tian, Kun-Qi Yang, +2 authors Xianliang Zhou
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • The American Journal of the Medical Sciences
  • Background: Controversy remains regarding the efficacy of folic acid supplementation in reducing the risk of stroke. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of folic acid supplementation on stroke prevention in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD). Materials and Methods: We searched the PubMed, EMBASE and Cochrane Library databases through October 2016 to identify randomized clinical trials of folic acid supplementation to prevent stroke in patients with CVD. Relative risks (RRs) with 95… CONTINUE READING

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