Hypertension and stroke

@article{Strandgaard1996HypertensionAS,
  title={Hypertension and stroke},
  author={Svend Strandgaard},
  journal={Journal of Hypertension},
  year={1996},
  volume={14},
  pages={S23-S27}
}
Hypertension and stroke Hypertension is a major risk factor for stroke, and stroke prevention is the most important achievement of modern antihypertensive treatment. In controlled trials, a few years of this treatment can eliminate the entire excess stroke risk associated with hypertension. In observational studies, stroke risk appears to be not always fully reversible when the blood pressure is lowered with drugs. Hypertension is associated with an increased incidence of both haemorrhagic… 
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