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Age-related macular degeneration in a randomized controlled trial of low-dose aspirin: Rationale and study design of the ASPREE-AMD study

Robman, Liubov; Guymer, Robyn; Woods, Robyn; Ward, Stephanie; Wolfe, Rory; Phung, James; Hodgson, Lauren; Makeyeva, Galina; Aung, Khin Zaw; Gilbert, Tom; Abhayaratna, Walter

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Although aspirin therapy is used widely in older adults for prevention of cardiovascular disease, its impact on the incidence, progression and severity of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is uncertain. The effect of low-dose aspirin on the course of AMD will be evaluated in this clinical trial. A sub-study of the ‘ASPirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly’ (ASPREE) trial, ASPREE-AMD is a 5-year follow-up double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial of the effect of 100 mg daily...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/232468
Source: Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications
DOI: 10.1016/j.conctc.2017.03.005
Access Rights: Open Access

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