Intensive blood pressure lowering after thrombectomy shows no benefit in reducing intraparenchymal haemorrhage a marker of ischaemia-reperfusion injury, a randomised controlled trial has shown. French researchers conducted the BP-TARGET trial in 324 patients with acute stroke with a target of reducing systolic blood pressure to 100–129 mm Hg after successful endovascular therapy in an intervention ...
Intensive BP lowering shows no benefit on haemorrhage after stroke thrombectomy
By Michael Woodhead
8 Mar 2021