The Warfarin-Aspirin Symptomatic Intracranial Disease Study.

  title={The Warfarin-Aspirin Symptomatic Intracranial Disease Study.},
  author={Marc Chimowitz and J Kokkinos and J T Strong and Morton B. Brown and S. R. Levine and Scott Silliman and Michael S. Pessin and Eric D. Weichel and Cathy A. Sila and Anthony J. Furlan},
  volume={45 8},
We conducted a retrospective, multicenter study to compare the efficacy of warfarin with aspirin for the prevention of major vascular events (ischemic stroke, myocardial infarction, or sudden death) in patients with symptomatic stenosis of a major intracranial artery. Patients with 50 to 99% stenosis of an intracranial artery (carotid; anterior, middle, or posterior cerebral; vertebral; or basilar) were identified by reviewing the results of consecutive angiograms performed at participating… CONTINUE READING


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