Blood pressure course in acute ischaemic stroke in relation to stroke subtype.

@article{Vemmos2004BloodPC,
  title={Blood pressure course in acute ischaemic stroke in relation to stroke subtype.},
  author={Konstantinos N. Vemmos and Georgios K Tsivgoulis and Konstantinos M Spengos and Andreas Synetos and Efstathios Manios and Sofia D. Vassilopoulou and Vassilios Panagiotis Zis and N. Zakopoulos},
  journal={Blood pressure monitoring},
  year={2004},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={107-14}
}
OBJECTIVES Blood pressure (BP) management in acute stroke remains a matter of little consensus. Data on BP changes during the first hours of ictus are lacking. We aimed to evaluate the early spontaneous time course of BP in different ischaemic stroke (IS) subtypes. METHODS Twenty-four h BP monitoring was performed in 200 first-ever hyper-acute IS patients. The recording was initiated and terminated at 3 h and 27 h of ictus respectively. All IS patients were classified on admission into the… CONTINUE READING