About The Study: In patients with cryptogenic stroke and evidence of atrial cardiopathy without atrial fibrillation, oral anticoagulant therapy with apixaban did not significantly reduce recurrent stroke risk compared with aspirin in this randomized clinical trial that included 1,015 participants.
Authors: Hooman Kamel, M.D., of Weill Cornell Medicine in New York, is the corresponding author.
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