Managing the patient at risk for a second stroke.

  • Michael Weber
  • Published 2005 in
    Journal of hypertension. Supplement : official…

Abstract

Cerebrovascular disease is a major cause of mortality world-wide, and the prevalence is expected to increase as a result of projected demographic trends. Aggressive antihypertensive therapy is one intervention that has proven highly effective in reducing the risk of stroke, with relatively small blood pressure reductions affording measurable benefit even in… (More)

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