Outcomes of Patients Requiring Blood Pressure Control Before Thrombolysis with tPA for Acute Ischemic Stroke.

@article{Darger2015OutcomesOP,
  title={Outcomes of Patients Requiring Blood Pressure Control Before Thrombolysis with tPA for Acute Ischemic Stroke.},
  author={Bryan F. Darger and Nicole R. Gonzales and Rosa Banuelos and Hui Peng and Ryan Patrick Radecki and Pratik B. Doshi},
  journal={The western journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={16 7},
  pages={1002-6}
}
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study was to assess safety and efficacy of thrombolysis in the setting of aggressive blood pressure (BP) control as it compares to standard BP control or no BP control prior to thrombolysis. METHODS We performed a retrospective review of patients treated with tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) for acute ischemic stroke… CONTINUE READING