Silver Book Fact
Anti-platelet therapy stroke risk reduction
Anti-platelet therapy after a stroke or TIA reduces the risk of nonfatal ischemic strokes by 28% and fatal strokes by 16%.
Antithrombotic Trialists' Collaboration. Collaborative Meta-Analysis of Randomised Trials of Antiplatelet Therapy for Prevention of Death, Myocardial Infarction, and Stroke in High Risk Patients. BMJ. 2002; 324(7329): 71-86. http://www.bmj.com/content/324/7329/71.full