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Stroke prevention. MATCHing therapy to the patient with TIA.

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The short-term risk of stroke after transient ischemic attack (TIA) is about 10% to 20% in the first 3 months, with much of the risk front-loaded in the first week. Unfortunately, little is known about the best therapies for hyperacute stroke prevention after TIA. A recent trial referred to by the acronym MATCH (for Management of Atherothrombosis With Clopidogrel in High-risk Patients With Recent Transient Ischemic Attack or Ischemic Stroke) provides hypothesis-generating data to suggest that...

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10.3810/pgm.2005.01.1566

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Stroke and Geratology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Postgraduate medicine
Volume:
117
Issue:
1
Pages:
26-30
Publication date:
2005-01-05
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EISSN:
1941-9260
ISSN:
0032-5481
URN:
uuid:f558b00c-c818-4b78-ba2e-2d8a472cd399
Source identifiers:
79075
Local pid:
pubs:79075

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