Savill P. Aspirin not warranted for primary prevention. Practitioner 2012;256 (1749):8
Aspirin not warranted for primary prevention
21 Mar 2012
The potential cardiovascular benefits of aspirin are outweighed by the risk of nontrivial bleeding in people without cardiovascular disease (CVD), a meta-analysis has shown. The researchers analysed nine randomised placebo-controlled trials reporting on cardiovascular disease, non-vascular outcomes or death.