Major cardiac risk in aspirin-resistant patients

From Australian Doctor, 21 January 2008:
BMJ Aspirin resistance, thought to affect up to one-third of patients, is associated with significantly increased cardiovascular morbidity, a comprehensive meta-analysis suggests.
The research, which analysed 20 studies including 2930 patients with cardiovascular disease, found aspirin-resistant patients had an almost sixfold increase in risk of death, were almost four times more likely to experience a cardiovascular event, and were at more than four times greater risk of acute coronary syndrome compared with non-resistant patients. Read more.

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