Platelet-Oriented Inhibition in New TIA and Minor Ischemic Stroke (POINT) Trial "POINT"

Active, not recruiting

Phase 3 Results N/A



  • Wang Y, Johnston SC; CHANCE Investigators. Rationale and design of a randomized, double-blind trial comparing the effects of a 3-month clopidogrel-aspirin regimen versus aspirin alone for the treatment of high-risk patients with acute nondisabling cerebrovascular event. Am Heart J. 2010 Sep;160(3):380-386.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2010.05.017. Pubmed ID:20826243
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  • Ovbiagele B. Antiplatelet therapy in management of transient ischemic attack: overview and evidence-based rationale. J Emerg Med. 2008 May;34(4):389-96. Epub 2008 Jan 18. Review. Pubmed ID:18207691
  • Giles MF, Rothwell PM. Risk of stroke early after transient ischaemic attack: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Neurol. 2007 Dec;6(12):1063-72. Epub 2007 Nov 13. Review. Pubmed ID:17993293
  • Kernan WN, Schindler JL. Rapid intervention for TIA: a new standard emerges. Lancet Neurol. 2007 Nov;6(11):940-1. No abstract available. Pubmed ID:17928271
  • Rothwell PM. Transient ischaemic attacks: time to wake up. Heart. 2007 Aug;93(8):893-4. Pubmed ID:17639101
  • Streifler JY. Early stroke risk after a transient ischemic attack: can it be minimized? Stroke. 2008 Jun;39(6):1655-6. Epub 2008 Mar 27. No abstract available. Pubmed ID:18369165
  • Dean N, Shuaib A. Transient ischaemic attacks: unstable, treatable, neglected. Lancet. 2007 Oct 20;370(9596):1398-400. No abstract available. Pubmed ID:17928045
  • Kennedy J, Hill MD, Ryckborst KJ, Eliasziw M, Demchuk AM, Buchan AM; FASTER Investigators. Fast assessment of stroke and transient ischaemic attack to prevent early recurrence (FASTER): a randomised controlled pilot trial. Lancet Neurol. 2007 Nov;6(11):961-9. Epub 2007 Oct 10. Pubmed ID:17931979
  • Geisler T, Zürn C, Paterok M, Göhring-Frischholz K, Bigalke B, Stellos K, Seizer P, Kraemer BF, Dippon J, May AE, Herdeg C, Gawaz M. Statins do not adversely affect post-interventional residual platelet aggregation and outcomes in patients undergoing coronary stenting treated by dual antiplatelet therapy. Eur Heart J. 2008 Jul;29(13):1635-43. Epub 2008 May 24. Pubmed ID:18503057
  • Lotfi A, Schweiger MJ, Giugliano GR, Murphy SA, Cannon CP; TIMI 22 Investigators. High-dose atorvastatin does not negatively influence clinical outcomes among clopidogrel treated acute coronary syndrome patients--a Pravastatin or Atorvastatin Evaluation and Infection Therapy-Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction 22 (PROVE IT-TIMI 22) analysis. Am Heart J. 2008 May;155(5):954-8. Epub 2008 Feb 19. Pubmed ID:18440347
  • Mitsios JV, Papathanasiou AI, Rodis FI, Elisaf M, Goudevenos JA, Tselepis AD. Atorvastatin does not affect the antiplatelet potency of clopidogrel when it is administered concomitantly for 5 weeks in patients with acute coronary syndromes. Circulation. 2004 Mar 23;109(11):1335-8. Epub 2004 Mar 15. Pubmed ID:15023882
  • Riondino S, Petrini N, Donato L, Torromeo C, Tanzilli G, Pulcinelli FM, Barillà F. Effects of rosuvastatin on platelet inhibition by clopidogrel in cardiovascular patients. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2009 Aug;28(2):151-5. Epub 2008 Jul 18. Pubmed ID:18636229
  • Saw J, Brennan DM, Steinhubl SR, Bhatt DL, Mak KH, Fox K, Topol EJ; CHARISMA Investigators. Lack of evidence of a clopidogrel-statin interaction in the CHARISMA trial. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 Jul 24;50(4):291-5. Epub 2007 Jul 10. Pubmed ID:17659194
  • Saw J, Steinhubl SR, Berger PB, Kereiakes DJ, Serebruany VL, Brennan D, Topol EJ; Clopidogrel for the Reduction of Events During Observation Investigators. Lack of adverse clopidogrel-atorvastatin clinical interaction from secondary analysis of a randomized, placebo-controlled clopidogrel trial. Circulation. 2003 Aug 26;108(8):921-4. Epub 2003 Aug 18. Pubmed ID:12925453
  • Trenk D, Hochholzer W, Frundi D, Stratz C, Valina CM, Bestehorn HP, Büttner HJ, Neumann FJ. Impact of cytochrome P450 3A4-metabolized statins on the antiplatelet effect of a 600-mg loading dose clopidogrel and on clinical outcome in patients undergoing elective coronary stent placement. Thromb Haemost. 2008 Jan;99(1):174-81. Pubmed ID:18217151
  • Johnston SC, Gress DR, Browner WS, Sidney S. Short-term prognosis after emergency department diagnosis of TIA. JAMA. 2000 Dec 13;284(22):2901-6. Pubmed ID:11147987
  • Coutts SB, Eliasziw M, Hill MD, Scott JN, Subramaniam S, Buchan AM, Demchuk AM; VISION study group. An improved scoring system for identifying patients at high early risk of stroke and functional impairment after an acute transient ischemic attack or minor stroke. Int J Stroke. 2008 Feb;3(1):3-10. Pubmed ID:18705908
  • Coutts SB, Simon JE, Eliasziw M, Sohn CH, Hill MD, Barber PA, Palumbo V, Kennedy J, Roy J, Gagnon A, Scott JN, Buchan AM, Demchuk AM. Triaging transient ischemic attack and minor stroke patients using acute magnetic resonance imaging. Ann Neurol. 2005 Jun;57(6):848-54. Pubmed ID:15929051
  • Algra A, van Gijn J, Halkes PH, Kappelle LJ, Koudstaal PJ; ESPRIT Study Group. Interpretation of ESPRIT in the FASTER trial. Lancet Neurol. 2008 Mar;7(3):198-9; author reply 199. No abstract available. Pubmed ID:18275919
  • Lavallée PC, Meseguer E, Abboud H, Cabrejo L, Olivot JM, Simon O, Mazighi M, Nifle C, Niclot P, Lapergue B, Klein IF, Brochet E, Steg PG, Lesèche G, Labreuche J, Touboul PJ, Amarenco P. A transient ischaemic attack clinic with round-the-clock access (SOS-TIA): feasibility and effects. Lancet Neurol. 2007 Nov;6(11):953-60. Pubmed ID:17928270
  • Luengo-Fernandez R, Gray AM, Rothwell PM. Effect of urgent treatment for transient ischaemic attack and minor stroke on disability and hospital costs (EXPRESS study): a prospective population-based sequential comparison. Lancet Neurol. 2009 Mar;8(3):235-43. Epub 2009 Feb 4. Pubmed ID:19200786
  • Yusuf S, Diener HC, Sacco RL, Cotton D, Ounpuu S, Lawton WA, Palesch Y, Martin RH, Albers GW, Bath P, Bornstein N, Chan BP, Chen ST, Cunha L, Dahlöf B, De Keyser J, Donnan GA, Estol C, Gorelick P, Gu V, Hermansson K, Hilbrich L, Kaste M, Lu C, Machnig T, Pais P, Roberts R, Skvortsova V, Teal P, Toni D, VanderMaelen C, Voigt T, Weber M, Yoon BW; PRoFESS Study Group. Telmisartan to prevent recurrent stroke and cardiovascular events. N Engl J Med. 2008 Sep 18;359(12):1225-37. Epub 2008 Aug 27. Pubmed ID:18753639
  • Sacco RL, Diener HC, Yusuf S, Cotton D, Ounpuu S, Lawton WA, Palesch Y, Martin RH, Albers GW, Bath P, Bornstein N, Chan BP, Chen ST, Cunha L, Dahlöf B, De Keyser J, Donnan GA, Estol C, Gorelick P, Gu V, Hermansson K, Hilbrich L, Kaste M, Lu C, Machnig T, Pais P, Roberts R, Skvortsova V, Teal P, Toni D, Vandermaelen C, Voigt T, Weber M, Yoon BW; PRoFESS Study Group. Aspirin and extended-release dipyridamole versus clopidogrel for recurrent stroke. N Engl J Med. 2008 Sep 18;359(12):1238-51. Epub 2008 Aug 27. Pubmed ID:18753638
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  • Williams GR, Jiang JG, Matchar DB, Samsa GP. Incidence and occurrence of total (first-ever and recurrent) stroke. Stroke. 1999 Dec;30(12):2523-8. Pubmed ID:10582972
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  • Shah KH, Kleckner K, Edlow JA. Short-term prognosis of stroke among patients diagnosed in the emergency department with a transient ischemic attack. Ann Emerg Med. 2008 Mar;51(3):316-23. Epub 2007 Oct 25. Review. Erratum in: Ann Emerg Med. 2008 Jun;51(6):774. Pubmed ID:18282526
  • Wu CM, McLaughlin K, Lorenzetti DL, Hill MD, Manns BJ, Ghali WA. Early risk of stroke after transient ischemic attack: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Arch Intern Med. 2007 Dec 10;167(22):2417-22. Review. Pubmed ID:18071162
  • Gladstone DJ, Kapral MK, Fang J, Laupacis A, Tu JV. Management and outcomes of transient ischemic attacks in Ontario. CMAJ. 2004 Mar 30;170(7):1099-104. Pubmed ID:15051693
  • Lisabeth LD, Ireland JK, Risser JM, Brown DL, Smith MA, Garcia NM, Morgenstern LB. Stroke risk after transient ischemic attack in a population-based setting. Stroke. 2004 Aug;35(8):1842-6. Epub 2004 Jun 10. Pubmed ID:15192239
  • Eliasziw M, Kennedy J, Hill MD, Buchan AM, Barnett HJ; North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial Group. Early risk of stroke after a transient ischemic attack in patients with internal carotid artery disease. CMAJ. 2004 Mar 30;170(7):1105-9. Pubmed ID:15051694
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  • Coull AJ, Lovett JK, Rothwell PM; Oxford Vascular Study. Population based study of early risk of stroke after transient ischaemic attack or minor stroke: implications for public education and organisation of services. BMJ. 2004 Feb 7;328(7435):326. Epub 2004 Jan 26. Pubmed ID:14744823
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