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Antiplatelet treatment in primary and secondary stroke prevention in women.

Abstract:

Stroke is a leading cause of death worldwide and the first cause of disability in the Western world. Over the last 20 years, antiplatelet agents have reduced overall stroke rates in primary and secondary prevention in men. However, this has not been the case for women. In this narrative review, the most widely used antiplatelet therapies for primary and secondary prevention in stroke, excluding cardioembolic stroke, will be outlined. First, the largest randomised controlled trials will be ana...

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10.1016/j.ejim.2012.04.010

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Santalucia, P More by this author
Acciarresi, M More by this author
Pezzella, FR More by this author
Paciaroni, M More by this author
Journal:
European journal of internal medicine
Volume:
23
Issue:
7
Pages:
580-585
Publication date:
2012-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1879-0828
ISSN:
0953-6205
URN:
uuid:28943c7b-3efa-4ab7-9622-8579bd0e3192
Source identifiers:
351465
Local pid:
pubs:351465

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