Use of antihypertensive agents in the management of patients with acute ischemic stroke

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Use of antihypertensive agents in the management of patients with acute ischemic stroke
We thank Dr. Ingall for his comments and inquiries. As reported in Table 3, 11 patients were treated with direct acting vasodilators during the first few days of their hospitalization, principally sodium nitroprusside and hydralazine. Another three …
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AMPLATZER PFO Occluder OK’ed by FDA to Reduce Risk of Recurrent Ischemic Stroke in Patients with PFO
demonstrated PFO closure provides a clinically meaningful patient benefit over medical management alone, and that PFO closure with the AMPLATZER PFO Occluder reduced the risk of recurrent stroke by over half compared to standard medical treatment.
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Selection of patients for intra-arterial treatment for acute ischaemic stroke
… Trial of Endovascular Treatment for Acute Ischaemic Stroke in the Netherlands trial (derivation cohort) and 260 patients with intracranial occlusion from the Interventional Management of Stroke III trial (validation cohort). Main outcome measures The …
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