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Prestroke Antihypertensive Therapy: Effect on the Outcome.
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PMID:  22784024     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
About 70% of stroke patients have a history of hypertension. Patients with hypertension prior to stroke onset have higher blood pressure in the acute phase of stroke than non-hypertensive individuals. High blood pressure in the acute stroke adversely affects outcome. We analyzed 30-days outcome in 1306 hypertensive patients with ischemic stroke, of which 1069 (81.8%) received antihypertensive treatment before stroke onset. Multivariate logistic regression revealed that prestroke use of antihypertensives is an independent predictor of better stroke outcome, in terms of dependency and death or dependency. We conclude that increased efforts toward optimizing hypertension diagnostics and control are needed.
Katarzyna Grabska; Grażyna Gromadzka; Anna Członkowska
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-7-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental hypertension (New York, N.Y. : 1993)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1525-6006     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-7-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9305929     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Hypertens     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
2nd Department of Neurology, Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology , Warsaw , Poland.
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