Warfarin, aspirin, or both after myocardial infarction.

  title={Warfarin, aspirin, or both after myocardial infarction.},
  author={Mette Hurlen and Michael Abdelnoor and P{\aa}l J Smith and Jan Emil Erikssen and Harald Arnesen},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={347 13},
BACKGROUND The role of antithrombotic therapy in secondary prevention after myocardial infarction is well established. Although the available literature suggests that warfarin is superior to aspirin, aspirin is currently the more widely used drug. We studied the efficacy and safety of warfarin, aspirin, or both after myocardial infarction. METHODS In a randomized, multicenter trial in 3630 patients, 1216 received warfarin (in a dose intended to achieve an international normalized ratio [INR… CONTINUE READING
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