Treatment of hypertension with isradipine reduces infarct size following stroke in laboratory animals.

@article{Sauter1989TreatmentOH,
  title={Treatment of hypertension with isradipine reduces infarct size following stroke in laboratory animals.},
  author={Andr{\'e} Sauter and Markus Rudin},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1989},
  volume={86 4A},
  pages={130-3}
}
Earlier studies have shown isradipine to reduce the size of infarct in a rat model of embolic stroke (permanent occlusion of the left middle cerebral artery) (Sauter A, Rudin M: Stroke 1986; 17: 1228-1234). The greater the delay in isradipine administration after occlusion of the left middle cerebral artery, the less these effects until no effect on infarct… CONTINUE READING