Intensive BP lowering shows no benefit on haemorrhage after stroke thrombectomy

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 ...

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