by expert on call (297 Posts), Mon Feb 17, 2003 09:45 am
The use of aspirin at a low dose is controversial. Foreign studies show some benefit while US trials have shown no benefit. The recurrence rate of preeclampsia is about 20% for this pregnancy.
A recent review of aspirin in preeclampsia remarks a 14% reduction in perinatal death with aspirin. In sum, many experts swear by aspirin while others totally disregard its potential benefits. Sorry the literature is no more clear.
A Perinatologist in Virginia
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