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Aspirin use in AFib patients

Meta-analysis of a number of randomized controlled trials found that aspirin use in atrial fibrillation patients
reduced stroke risk by an average 22%.

Hart, RG, O Benavente, R McBride, and LA Pearce. Antithrombotic Therapy to Prevent Stroke in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation. Ann Intern Med. 1999; 131(7): 492-501. http://www.annals.org/content/131/7/492.1.full

Reference

Title
Antithrombotic Therapy to Prevent Stroke in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
Publication
Ann Intern Med
Publication Date
1999
Authors
Hart, RG, O Benavente, R McBride, and LA Pearce
Volume & Issue
Volume 131, Issue 7
Pages
492-501
URL
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