Systolic Blood Pressure Within 24 Hours After Thrombectomy for Acute Ischemic Stroke Correlates With Outcome

@inproceedings{Mistry2017SystolicBP,
  title={Systolic Blood Pressure Within 24 Hours After Thrombectomy for Acute Ischemic Stroke Correlates With Outcome},
  author={Eva A. Mistry and Akshitkumar M Mistry and Mohammad Obadah Nakawah and Nicolas K Khattar and Enzo M. Fortuny and Aurora S. Cruz and Michael T. Froehler and Rohan Chitale and Robert F. James and Matthew R. Fusco and John J. Volpi},
  booktitle={Journal of the American Heart Association},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Current guidelines suggest treating blood pressure above 180/105 mm Hg during the first 24 hours in patients with acute ischemic stroke undergoing any form of recanalization therapy. Currently, no studies exist to guide blood pressure management in patients with stroke treated specifically with mechanical thrombectomy. We aimed to determine the… CONTINUE READING