Table 3.

Functional outcome at the 4-month follow-up

CharacteristicASA (n = 24)Placebo (n = 26)
ASA = acetylsalicylic acid.
Rankin grade at 4 mo
0, No symptoms53
1, Minor symptoms, no restrictions of lifestyle87
2, Some restrictions, no help needed56
3, Help needed, not completely independent23
4, Dependent, no constant attention required24
5, Completely dependent11
Dead12