Journal of Neurology Research, ISSN 1923-2845 print, 1923-2853 online, Open Access
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Letter to the Editor

Volume 10, Number 5, October 2020, pages 203-206

COVID-19-Related Acute Ischemic Stroke in Young Adults: What Is the Optimal Antithrombotic Regimen for Secondary Prevention?


Table 1. Characteristics of the Included Articles
AuthorsCountryType of articleAge (years)/sexSecondary prevention
M: male; F: female; NR: not reported.
1Yaghi et al, 2020 [2]USACase Series40, 40, 50, 50, 50; sex: NRAnticoagulant
2Oxley et al, 2020 [3]USACase series33/F; 37/MApixaban 5 mg twice daily
3Fara et al, 2020 [4]USACase series33/FAspirin plus clopidogrel then switched to apixaban 5 mg twice daily
4Ashrafi et al, 2020 [8]IranCase series33/F; 39/M; 40/MAspirin plus clopidogrel
5Deliwala et al, 2020 [9]USACase report31/FAspirin
6Reddy et al, 2020 [10]USACase series47/M; 39/FAntiplatelet
7Franceschi et al, 2020 [11]USACase series33/M; 37/FAnticoagulant (one of them received argatroban)
Total16 patientsAnticoagulant: 10; dual antiplatelet: 3; single antiplatelet: 3