In patients with atrial fibrillation, adding clopidogrel to aspirin reduced major vascular events but increased bleeding

Cairns, John A; Connolly, S. J.
September 2009
ACP Journal Club;9/22/2009, Vol. 151 Issue 3, p6
Academic Journal
The article presents the findings of a study to assess whether adding clopidogrel to aspirin reduces risk for vascular events in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) who are unsuitable for vitamin K antagonist therapy. The research method included randomized placebo controlled trials. The study concluded that aspirin with clopidogrel reduced risk for major vascular events but increased risk for major bleeding.


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