Current strategies of secondary prevention after a cerebrovascular event: the Vienna stroke registry.

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Oral anticoagulation (OAC) and antiplatelet drugs are effective in the secondary prevention of ischemic cerebrovascular events. Only few data exist about the factors influencing the choice of a specific therapy for secondary prevention in patients with a recent stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA). METHODS: Within a cross-sectional study, nested in a [...]