Post-stroke Antihypertensive Treatment Study a Preliminary Result

  title={Post-stroke Antihypertensive Treatment Study a Preliminary Result},
  author={Pats and Collaborating},
  journal={Chinese medical journal},
  volume={108 9},
Post-stroke Antihypertensive Treatment Study (PATS) was a randomized, double-blind and placebo-controlled trial, which aimed at determining whether antihypertensive treatment could reduce the risk of fatal and nonfatal stroke incidence in patients with a history of stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA). 5,665 patients were randomized by a sealed envelope system. Systolic blood pressure (SBP) ranged from 80 to 280 mm Hg and diastolic (DBP) from 50 to 150 mmHg. The average SBP was 154 mmHg… CONTINUE READING


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