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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Sacco, RL; Diener, HC; 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; PRoFESS Study Group 
Title:
Aspirin and extended-release dipyridamole versus clopidogrel for recurrent stroke. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Recurrent stroke is a frequent, disabling event after ischemic stroke. This study compared the efficacy and safety of two antiplatelet regimens--aspirin plus extended-release dipyridamole (ASA-ERDP) versus clopidogrel. METHODS: In this double-blind, 2-by-2 factorial trial, we randomly assigned patients to receive 25 mg of aspirin plus 200 mg of extended-release dipyridamole twice daily or to receive 75 mg of clopidogrel daily. The primary outcome was first recurrence of stroke. The s...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
N Engl J Med 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
359 
Journal issue:
12 
Pages contribution:
1238-51 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0028-4793 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik