n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - Cardio news
|Article Title||Cardio news|
|© Publisher:||Clinics Cardive Publishing|
|Journal||Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Mar 2004|
|Pages||99 - 100|
Extracted from text ... 99 Aspirin protects women at risk of pre-eclampsia without causing bleeding Does aspirin prevent pre-eclampsia and associated complications in high-risk women? The literature published to date consistently shows the protective effect of low-dose aspirin for women with risk factors for pre-eclampsia, without an increase in bleeding complications including placental abruption. The synopsis of a meta-analysis, published in the 15 November 2003 issue of the British Medical Journal, leads to the conclusion that low-dose aspirin exerts a protective effect without an increase in bleeding complications. The methods used did not permit absolute risk reduction and NNT to be determined. For this ..
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