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The paper gives the current views of the role of antithrombotic therapy in the prevention of recurrent ischemic strokes and describes on-going trials of new antithrombotic agents. It is demonstrated that this treatment should be performed in all patients with ischemic disorders in the brain circulation. Long-term therapy with oral anticoagulants is reasonable in cardioembolic stroke caused by atrial fibrillation and a number of other disorders. Therapy with thrombocytic antiaggregants is more advisable in noncardioembolic stroke

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A. V. Fonyakin
Neurology Research Center, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences
Russian Federation


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Fonyakin A.V. ANTITHROMBOTIC THERAPY IN THE PREVENTION OF RECURRENT ISCHEMIC STROKE. Neurology, Neuropsychiatry, Psychosomatics. 2009;1(2):42-47. (In Russ.)

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