Aspirin Resistance Tied to Severity | Medpage Today

February 24, 2015 7:03 PM

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Aspirin Resistance Tied to Severity | Medpage Today

WASHINGTON -- High residual platelet reactivity while on aspirin was independently associated with somewhat more severe ischemic strokes, Korean researchers found.

Aspirin resistance, as measured by at least 550 aspirin reaction units (ARU) on the VerifyNow assay within 24 hours of stroke admission, was associated with a significantly higher initial NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS) score, according to an abstract to be presented at the American Academy of Neurology me...

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