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REVIEW: MANAGEMENT UPDATES
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 6-13

Optimization of antiplatelet/antithrombotic therapy for secondary stroke prevention


Department of Neurology, CN Center, AIIMS, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India

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Padma Srivastava
Department of Neurology, CN Center, AIIMS, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0972-2327.61270

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Role of antiplatelet therapy in secondary stroke prevention is of major significance. Antiplatelet agents predominantly in use are aspirin, clopidogrel, and combination regimes. The review focuses on the optimization of antiplatelet regimen based on evidence obtained from randomized-controlled trials, on different antiplatelet regimes and the risk assessment that may be unique to each patient.


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