Acute-Phase Blood Pressure Levels Correlate With a High Risk of Recurrent Strokes in Young-Onset Ischemic Stroke.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE High blood pressure (BP) in acute stroke has been associated with a poor outcome; however, this has not been evaluated in young adults. METHODS The relationship between BP and long-term outcome was assessed in 1004 consecutive young, first-ever ischemic stroke patients aged 15 to 49 years enrolled in the Helsinki Young Stroke… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.116.012944

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@article{Mustanoja2016AcutePhaseBP, title={Acute-Phase Blood Pressure Levels Correlate With a High Risk of Recurrent Strokes in Young-Onset Ischemic Stroke.}, author={S. M. Mustanoja and Jukka Putaala and Daniel Gordin and Lauri Tulkki and Karoliina Aarnio and Jani Pirinen and Ida Surakka and Juha Sinisalo and Mika Lehto and Turgut Tatlisumak}, journal={Stroke}, year={2016}, volume={47 6}, pages={1593-8} }