Predictors of lowering SBP to assigned targets at 12 months in the Secondary Prevention of Small Subcortical Strokes study.

OBJECTIVE Lowering blood pressure for secondary stroke prevention remains a challenge. These analyses were conducted to identify factors predicting achievement of SBP targets in the Secondary Prevention of Small Subcortical Strokes (SPS3) study. METHODS SPS3 is a randomized trial assigning patients with lacunar stroke to two targets of SBP control (130… (More)