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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Diener, HC; Sacco, RL; Yusuf, S; Cotton, D; Ounpuu, S; Lawton, WA; Palesch, Y; Martin, RH; Albers, GW; Bath, P; Bornstein, N; Chan, BP; Chen, ST; Cunha, L; Dahlöf, B; De Keyser, J; Donnan, GA; Estol, C; Gorelick, P; Gu, V; Hermansson, K; Hilbrich, L; Kaste, M; Lu, C; Machnig, T; Pais, P; Roberts, R; Skvortsova, V; Teal, P; Toni, D; VanderMaelen, C; Voigt, T; Weber, M; Yoon, BW; Prevention Regimen for Effectively Avoiding Second Strokes (PRoFESS) study group 
Title:
Effects of aspirin plus extended-release dipyridamole versus clopidogrel and telmisartan on disability and cognitive function after recurrent stroke in patients with ischaemic stroke in the Prevention Regimen for Effectively Avoiding Second Strokes (PRoFE 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: The treatment of ischaemic stroke with neuroprotective drugs has been unsuccessful, and whether these compounds can be used to reduce disability after recurrent stroke is unknown. The putative neuroprotective effects of antiplatelet compounds and the angiotensin II receptor antagonist telmisartan were investigated in the Prevention Regimen for Effectively Avoiding Second Strokes (PRoFESS) trial. METHODS: Patients who had had an ischaemic stroke were randomly assigned in a two by two...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Lancet Neurol 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
Journal issue:
10 
Pages contribution:
875-84 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1474-4422 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik