Influence of aspirin on inflammatory markers in patients after acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Solheim2003InfluenceOA,
  title={Influence of aspirin on inflammatory markers in patients after acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Svein Solheim and Harald Arnesen and Lars Eikvar and Mette Hurlen and Ingebj\org Seljeflot},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={92 7},
  pages={843-5}
}
The aim of this study was to assess the influence of aspirin on selected inflammatory markers in patients recovering from acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Patients participating in the Warfarin Aspirin Re-Infarction Study-II were randomized to either aspirin 160 mg/day or aspirin 75 mg/day + warfarin, or warfarin alone after AMI. After AMI, aspirin 160 mg/day was associated with significantly lower levels of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and tumor necrosis factor-alpha than warfarin… CONTINUE READING