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Episode 392: Aspirin – two more large and maybe unnecessary trials

In episode 392, James and Mike get back to work after a European tour and other reasons. We go over the results from the latest large aspirin trials and, low and behold, the results show pretty much what we already knew. 

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1) Use of aspirin to reduce risk of initial vascular events in patients at moderate risk of cardiovascular disease (ARRIVE): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

Lancet 2018 Aug 24. pii: S0140-6736

2) Effects of Aspirin for Primary Prevention in Persons with Diabetes Mellitus

N Engl J Med. 2018 Aug 26. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1804988

3) The best CVD risk calculator

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