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Aggrenox (Aspirin / Extended-Release Dipyridamole) - News


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TARDIS: Triple Antiplatelet Therapy No Benefit in Stroke, TIA
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines [2017.02.24]
Triple antiplatelet therapy was not superior to guideline-recommended aspirin/dipyridamole or clopidogrel alone to prevent recurrent stroke in patients with recent stroke or TIA in the TARDIS trial.
Medscape Medical News

Resuming Oral Anticoagulation Benefits Even After Lobar ICH
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines [2017.02.24]
Restarting oral anticoagulation after lobar or nonlobar ICH was associated with lower mortality, improved functional outcome, and decreased ischemic stroke risk, a new meta-analysis suggests.
Medscape Medical News

Increased Monitoring Detects More AF After Acute Stroke
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines [2017.02.24]
More frequent, more prolonged Holter monitoring initiated early is better than standard care for the detection of atrial fibrillation (AF) after acute ischemic stroke, researchers from Germany report.
Reuters Health Information

Headache Far More Common Stroke Symptom in Kids
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines [2017.02.23]
Headaches occur in close to half of children with ischemic stroke, much more often than among adults with stroke, and are most common with dissection and transient cerebral arteriopathy of childhood.
Medscape Medical News

Receiving a clot-buster drug before reaching the hospital may reduce stroke disability
Source: Stroke News From Medical News Today [2017.02.23]
The study suggests that ambulances with the personnel and equipment capable of diagnosing ischemic stroke may be worth the extra cost, due to the decrease in patient disability afterward.

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