Q.

Which is INCORRECT of treatment of TIA’s?

A. Aspirin 150 mg/day reduces risk of subsequent stroke by about 30%.
B. Clopidagrel was shown in the CAPRIE study to have a slight advantage over aspirin in stroke prevention.
C. Anticoagulation of patients with TIA’s secondary to thrombosis has been shown to improve outcome.
D. Carotid endarterectomy will reduce death rate by almost 50% in patients with greater than 80% stenosis.
E. Patients with considerable carotid stenosis (>70%), should be admitted for anticoagulation pending consideration for surgery.
Answer» C. Anticoagulation of patients with TIA’s secondary to thrombosis has been shown to improve outcome.
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