high-dose aspirin to prevent recurrent stroke from INTRACRANIAL arterial stenosis

Some prescribers are now giving high-dose aspirin to prevent recurrent stroke from INTRACRANIAL arterial stenosis.

New evidence suggests that 650 mg BID of aspirin works as well as warfarin to prevent these strokes.

Up to 10% of all strokes are due to intracranial arterial stenosis. Neurologists are divided on the best way to treat these cases.

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