Update on Antithrombotic Agents in Secondar y Stroke Prevention

Tatjana Rundek, Vanja Bašić-Kes, Sandra Morović, Vida Demarin

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Abstract

Recurrent stroke is a major cause of morbidity and mortality among stroke survivors. With improved survival after first ischemic stroke, stroke recurrence may account for a greater share of the future annual cost of stroke-related health care. Despite advances in stroke prevention strategies and treatments, stroke recurrence is still the major threat to any stroke survivor. This review discusses antithrombotic therapy in secondary stroke prevention which has a major impact in clinical practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)101-106
Number of pages6
JournalActa Clinica Croatica
Volume50
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011

Keywords

  • Anticoagulants
  • Platelet aggregation inhibitors
  • Prevention and control
  • Secondary prevention
  • Stroke
  • Therapeutic use

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Rundek, T., Bašić-Kes, V., Morović, S., & Demarin, V. (2011). Update on Antithrombotic Agents in Secondar y Stroke Prevention. Acta Clinica Croatica, 50(1), 101-106.