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Blood pressure variability in subacute ischemic stroke: A neglected potential therapeutic target.
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PMID:  23054229     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Poststroke hypertension is a common complication of acute cerebral ischemia (ACI) occurring in up to 80% of acute ischemic stroke (AIS) patients.(1) Despite its high prevalence, the optimal management of arterial hypertension during the acute stroke stage has not been established and remains an issue of long-lasting debate and little consensus.(1) Notably, the findings of numerous observational studies that have evaluated the association of acute blood pressure (BP) values with early stroke outcomes are contradictory and the available but underpowered randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have yielded inconsistent results.(2,3).
Authors:
Georgios Tsivgoulis; George Ntaios
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1526-632X     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurology     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
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Created Date:  2012-10-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0401060     Medline TA:  Neurology     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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From the Department of Neurology (G.T.), Democritus University of Thrace, School of Medicine, Alexandroupolis, Greece; International Clinical Research Center (G.T.), St. Anne's University Hospital Brno, Brno, Czech Republic; and Department of Medicine (G.N.), University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece.
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