Lack of aspirin effect: aspirin resistance or resistance to taking aspirin?

@article{Cotter2004LackOA,
  title={Lack of aspirin effect: aspirin resistance or resistance to taking aspirin?},
  author={Gad Cotter and Eyal Shemesh and Miriam Zehavi and Irit Dinur and Abraham Rudnick and Olga Milo and Zvi Vered and Rikardo Krakover and Edo Kaluski and Abraham Kornberg},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={147 2},
  pages={293-300}
}
BACKGROUND A lack of aspirin effect on platelets after a myocardial infarction (MI) is associated with poor health outcome. This lack of effect may be due to biological resistance to aspirin or due to nonadherence (the patient is not taking the aspirin, hence it has no effect). Determining which of these factors predicts poor outcome would inform potential intervention strategies. METHODS Aspirin effect on platelets was assessed in a cohort of MI survivors who were divided into three groups… CONTINUE READING