Blood pressure and functional recovery in acute ischemic stroke.

@article{Chamorro1998BloodPA,
  title={Blood pressure and functional recovery in acute ischemic stroke.},
  author={Ar{\'a}nzazu Chamorro and Nieves Vila and Carlos Ascaso and Eloy Elices and Wouter J Schonewille and R. Blanc},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1998},
  volume={29 9},
  pages={1850-3}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The relevance of elevated blood pressure in acute ischemic stroke and its most appropriate management are unresolved. We aimed to evaluate the rate of functional recovery with relation to early blood pressure management in patients with ischemic stroke. METHODS Four hundred eighty-one consecutive ischemic stroke patients were admitted to the Neurology Service within 20.9+/-10.5 hours of symptoms onset as part of the Barcelona Downtown Stroke Registry, including 235… CONTINUE READING

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