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Indications for early aspirin use in acute ischemic stroke : A combined analysis of 40 000 randomized patients from the chinese acute stroke trial and the international stroke trial. On behalf of the CAST and IST collaborative groups.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Long-term daily aspirin is of benefit in the years after ischemic stroke, and 2 large randomized trials (the Chinese Acute Stroke Trial [CAST] and the International Stroke Trial [IST]), with 20 000 patients in each, have shown that starting daily aspirin promptly in patients with suspected acute ischemic stroke also reduces the immediate risk of further stroke or death in hospital and the overall risk of death or dependency. However, some uncertainty remains about the ...

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10.1161/01.str.31.6.1240

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Journal:
Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation
Volume:
31
Issue:
6
Pages:
1240-1249
Publication date:
2000-06-05
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EISSN:
1524-4628
ISSN:
0039-2499
URN:
uuid:45d4d47c-dbe4-4d0f-8b90-ba692f5cb231
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37484
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pubs:37484

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