Value of antiplatelet therapy in preventing thrombotic events in generalized vascular disease.

Atherothrombosis is the major underlying cause of acute coronary syndromes, ischemic stroke, and peripheral artery disease, and thus is the leading cause of death and disability in Western countries. Platelet inhibitors play a major role in preventing these ischemic complications. There is strong evidence from the Antiplatelet Trialists' Collaboration meta… CONTINUE READING