2008 - Telmisartan did not prevent recurrent stroke or major cardiovascular events

Michael A. Sloan, Michael A.X
February 2009
ACP Journal Club;2/17/2009, Vol. 150 Issue 2, p7
Academic Journal
The article presents a research conducted by researcher S. Yusuf and colleagues to find whether telmisartan in patients with ischemic stroke will prevent recurrent stroke. The study was conducted on 20,332 patients of 50 years of age, who had had an ischemic stroke in the previous 120 days and were clinically and neurologically stable.


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