Equivalent outcomes with antiplatelet versus anticoagulant drugs in stroke prevention

Twelve-month follow-up of the Cervical Artery Dissection in Stroke Study (CADISS) has confirmed its earlier findings – that there is no difference in efficacy between antiplatelet or anticoagulant drugs in preventing stroke and death. The study, published in JAMA Neurology, enrolled 250 patients with symptomatic carotid and vertebral artery dissection from specialised stroke centres in ...

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