Stroke Prevention in Reversible Ischemia Trial "SPIRIT"


Phase 3 Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Patients with TIA or minor stroke of presumed arterial (non-cardiac) origin within previous 6 months.

Exclusion Criteria

Cerebral ischemia due to high-grade carotid stenosis requiring surgery or by embolism secondary to atrial fibrillation, cardiac valve disease, recent myocardial infarction, blood coagulation disorder, contraindication for oral anticoagulation or aspirin.