Course of blood pressure after cerebral infarction and transient ischemic attack.

@article{Jansen1987CourseOB,
  title={Course of blood pressure after cerebral infarction and transient ischemic attack.},
  author={Paul A. Jansen and Britta Schulte and E F Poels and Frank W. J. Gribnau},
  journal={Clinical neurology and neurosurgery},
  year={1987},
  volume={89 4},
  pages={243-6}
}
In 63 patients, admitted for cerebral infarction or transient ischemic attack (TIA), the blood pressure course was studied. The blood pressure before the event was studied retrospectively; 32 patients were normotensive, in 31 patients existed hypertension, with antihypertensive treatment in 15 of these cases. The blood pressure after the event was studied prospectively, and turned out to be risen in 67% of the patients on the day of admission. It fell in the first day after infarction or TIA… CONTINUE READING