ARCADIA

AtRial Cardiopathy and Antithrombotic Drugs In prevention After cryptogenic stroke (ARCADIA)

Objective

The purpose of this research study is to compare the effects (good and bad) of apixaban with the effects (good and bad) of aspirin in patients with unexplained strokes and atrial cardiopathy to see which is better at prevention of future strokes.

The use of apixaban for stroke prevention in ischemic stroke patients, without atrial fibrillation, is not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and is considered investigational in this research study. Aspirin is the standard of care blood thinner used for stroke prevention in ischemic stroke patients without atrial fibrillation.

Principal Investigator(s)
Rodney Short, MD
Sponsor(s)
National Institutes of Health
Contact
Genesis Research at 563-421-3941

Location

  • Genesis Medical Center, West Central Park
    1401 West Central Park
    Davenport, IA 52804
    Main: 563-421-1000

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