The role of vitamin E (tocopherol) supplementation in the prevention of stroke. A meta-analysis of 13 randomised controlled trials.

@article{Bin2011TheRO,
  title={The role of vitamin E (tocopherol) supplementation in the prevention of stroke. A meta-analysis of 13 randomised controlled trials.},
  author={Qiong Bin and Xueying Hu and Yunfei Cao and Feng Gao},
  journal={Thrombosis and haemostasis},
  year={2011},
  volume={105 4},
  pages={
          579-85
        }
}
  • Qiong Bin, Xueying Hu, +1 author Feng Gao
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Thrombosis and haemostasis
  • It was the objective of this work to systematically evaluate the role of vitamin E supplementation in the prevention of stroke. Eligible studies were identified from Medline, Embase and Cochrane Library. The efficacy data is the relative risk (RR) for the events of stroke. Thirteen randomised controlled trials (RCTs), with 166,282 participants in total, were analysed. The pooled results showed no significant benefit in the vitamin E group with respect to stroke of any type (RR 1.01; 95… CONTINUE READING

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