Clopidogrel could stop post-op strokes, researchers find

04/5/2004 | BBC

British researchers said patients about to undergo surgery to clear neck arteries to prevent future strokes should be given both aspirin and the anti-clotting drug clopidogrel to prevent strokes that might occur following the operation. The researchers found high-risk patients' blood platelets reacted to the clot-blocking action of aspirin, but by adding clopidogrel they were able to further reduce small clots.

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