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Medical News & Perspectives
June 9, 1999

New Pharmaceutical Approaches to Stroke Prevention, Treatment

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JAMA. 1999;281(22):2075-2076. doi:10.1001/jama.281.22.2075-JMN0609-2-1

Venice—The quest continues for new drugs to prevent and treat stroke.

"There are new and emerging issues in stroke prevention and pharmacological therapy, particularly antiplatelet strategies, which have progressed and which may improve on the established effects of aspirin in the prevention of stroke in patients with ischemic events," Michael G. Hennerici, MD, of the University of Heidelberg, said at the Eighth European Stroke Conference held here in April.

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