Aspirin therapy found to be ineffective in nearly half of patients

06/28/2004 | Reuters Health

A small study involving patients hospitalized after a stroke or transient ischemic attack found nearly half were resistant to aspirin anti-clotting therapy. Results of the study, reported at the World Stroke Congress, showed 47% of the stroke or TIA patients evidenced aspirin resistance, which is defined as a clotting time of 171 seconds or less.

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