Aspirin increases the risk of a major GI bleeding risk by 60% in older people but the risk varies greatly depending on factors such as age and chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to the landmark ASPREE study. The baseline risks of GI bleeding in older people should help inform decisions on treatment, according to Australian ...
GI bleeding risks in older people: new ASPREE data will inform decision making
By Michael Woodhead
11 Aug 2020