Combining a low-dose DOAC with an antiplatelet agent significantly reduces the risk of cardioembolic strokes and embolic stroke of undetermined source (ESUS) in patients with systemic atherosclerotic disease, a study shows. An analysis of stroke subtypes in the COMPASS trial of low dose rivaroxaban (2.5mg twice daily) and aspirin (100mg daily) showed that the combination ...
Low dose rivaroxaban and aspirin: the effects on stroke subtypes
By Michael Woodhead
30 Sep 2019