Antihypertensive Drugs and Inflammation in Acute Ischemic Stroke as a Predictor Factor of Future Cardiovascular Mortality

The beneficial effects of antihypertensive drugs in secondary stroke prevention could not be based on their effects on lowering hypertension only.In this prospective study, the status of blood pressure, treatment regimens, new atherothrombotic event, blood sampling for hs-CRP and fibrinogen were asked at initial visit, 6th, and 12th months in 226 patients… CONTINUE READING