Silver Book Fact

Studies of patients with myocardial infarction found that warfarin reduced stroke risk compared to placebo
by 40% to 55%.

ASPECT (Anticoagulants in the Secondary Prevention of Events in Coronary Thrombosis) Group. Effect of Long- Term Oral Anticoagulant Treatment on Mortality and Cardiovascular Morbidity After Myocardial Infarction. Lancet. 1994; 343(8896): 499-503. http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736%2894%2991458-3/abstract

Reference

Title
Effect of Long- Term Oral Anticoagulant Treatment on Mortality and Cardiovascular Morbidity After Myocardial Infarction
Publication
Lancet
Publication Date
1994
Authors
ASPECT (Anticoagulants in the Secondary Prevention of Events in Coronary Thrombosis) Group
Volume & Issue
Volume 343, Issue 8896
Pages
499-503
URL
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