aspirin

ULTIMATE-DAPT: Ticagrelor Monotherapy after ACS

“ULTIMATE-DAPT” trial summary. It presents the results of a clinical trial comparing the use of ticagrelor alone versus the combination of ticagrelor and aspirin following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) from month 1 to … Read More

CURRENT-OASIS 7: Double Dose Clopidogrel or ASA in ACS

Year: 2010 Title: CURRENT-OASIS 7 Subtitle: Double-dose versus standard-dose clopidogrel and high-dose versus low-dose aspirin in individuals undergoing PCI for ACS Type of Trial: Double-blind, Randomized Factorial Trial Objective: To evaluate whether a higher dosage of clopidogrel with aspirin (two … Read More

T-PASS Trial: A Shift in Post-Stenting Treatment for ACS

T-PASS Trial Summary The management of Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) after stenting has been a hot topic for medical researchers for years. The recent T-PASS Trial in 2023 has shed light on the possible advantages of shifting from the conventional … Read More

VOYAGER PAD Trial: Rivaroxaban in PAD after Revascularization

VOYAGER PAD Trial Summary The VOYAGER PAD trial aimed to assess the efficacy and safety of rivaroxaban, a factor Xa inhibitor, in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) who had undergone lower-extremity revascularization. Patients with PAD who have undergone revascularization … Read More

WARFASA Trial: Aspirin for Preventing the Recurrence of VTE

WARFASA Trial Summary The WARFASA trial aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of aspirin in preventing recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients who had previously experienced an unprovoked VTE event. Approximately 20% of patients with unprovoked VTE experience a recurrence within … Read More

WASID Trial Summary: Warfarin and Aspirin for Symptomatic Intracranial Arterial Stenosis

WASID Trial Summary The WASID trial sought to compare the effectiveness of warfarin and aspirin in the treatment of atherosclerotic intracranial arterial stenosis, a significant cause of stroke. While warfarin is often preferred over aspirin for this condition, the two … Read More

WOEST Trial Summary: Clopidogrel with or without aspirin in patients taking oral anticoagulant therapy and undergoing PCI

WOEST Trial Summary The WOEST trial, a groundbreaking study published in The Lancet, has shed light on a significant issue faced by patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) while taking oral anticoagulants. Traditionally, triple therapy involving aspirin and clopidogrel has … Read More

ADAPTABLE Trial Summary: Aspirin Dosing in CV Disease

2013 ADAPTABLE TRIAL Comparative Effectiveness of Aspirin Dosing in Cardiovascular Disease Open-label, pragmatic design, randomized controlled trial M Objective: To assess whether a strategy of aspirin 325 mg/day would result in a lower risk of death from any cause, hospitalization … Read More

ACTIVE W Trial Summary: Clopidogrel + ASA vs. OAC for Atrial Fibrillation

2006 ACTIVE W TRIAL Clopidogrel plus aspirin versus oral anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation Randomized, open treatment, controlled trial M Objective: Among patients with nonvalvular AF, how does combination aspirin/clopidogrel compare to warfarin in reducing the incidence of stroke, systemic embolism, … Read More

ACTIVE A Trial Summary: Clopidogrel + Aspirin in Atrial Fibrillation

2009 ACTIVE A TRIAL Effect of Clopidogrel Added to Aspirin in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Multicenter, double-blind, parallel-group trial M Objective: To assess if the addition of clopidogrel to aspirin reduces the risk of vascular events compared to aspirin alone … Read More