Prior anti-thrombotic drugs and stroke mortality.

@article{Alberts2012PriorAD,
  title={Prior anti-thrombotic drugs and stroke mortality.},
  author={Mark J. Alberts},
  journal={Heart},
  year={2012},
  volume={98 9},
  pages={
          677-8
        }
}
The very interesting and provocative paper by Kwok et al 1 raises some important questions that have significant implications in terms of the clinical management of patients with haemorrhagic strokes. The Kwok study examined more than 3300 patients in the UK who were hospitalised with either an ischaemic stroke or a haemorrhagic stroke (intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH) only; patients with a subarachnoid haemorrhage were excluded). Almost half of the patients (47%) were taking either an… CONTINUE READING
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