Hypertension complicating carotid endarterectomy.

@article{Lehv1970HypertensionCC,
  title={Hypertension complicating carotid endarterectomy.},
  author={M S Lehv and Edwin W. Salzman and William Silen},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1970},
  volume={1 5},
  pages={307-13}
}
Hypertension Complicating Carotid Endarterectomy • Fifteen of 27 patients became hypertensive after unilateral carotid endarterectomy; seven of these experienced neurological deterioration, which persisted more than a week in five patients. Neurological worsening did not occur in patients without postoperative hypertension, which developed primarily in patients with a preoperative disturbance of consciousness or other neurological deficit, especially in those with seizure activity. There was no… CONTINUE READING

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