Randomized pilot trial of postoperative aspirin in subarachnoid hemorrhage.

  title={Randomized pilot trial of postoperative aspirin in subarachnoid hemorrhage.},
  author={J. Hop and Gabri{\"e}l J E Rinkel and Ale Algra and Jan Willem Berkelbach van der Sprenkel and Jan C van Gijn},
  volume={54 4},
OBJECTIVE To assess the safety and feasibility of a clinical trial on the effectiveness of acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) in subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). BACKGROUND Several studies have indicated that increased platelet activity might be involved in the pathogenesis of delayed cerebral ischemia (DCI) after SAH. METHOD Fifty patients who had early surgery (< or =4 days) for a ruptured aneurysm were enrolled in this randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Trial medication… CONTINUE READING


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