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Does Aspirin Increase Risk of AMD or Disease Progression?

Author(s)/Faculty: Emily Y. Chew, MD, MPH
Release Date: 6/1/2012Expiration Date: 5/31/2015
Credit Type: CME / ParticipationNumber of Credits: 0
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The observational AREDS2 results demonstrate an inverse relationship between the various stages of AMD with aspirin use. Previous studies have demonstrated inconsistent results of this association, while randomized controlled clinical trials of aspirin found a non significant protective effect of aspirin use in any reported AMD. Future analyses of the incident AMD in AREDS2 may provide further insight into this subject...