Study: Aspirin reduces strokes for PAD patients

05/13/2009 | U.S. News & World Report

The jury is still out on whether aspirin lowers the risk of heart attack and death for people with peripheral arterial disease, but a meta-analysis in the Journal of the American Medical Association found a 34% lower risk of nonfatal stroke among patients on an aspirin regimen. Researchers said more study is needed on aspirin use with PAD.

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