No role for glyceryl trinitrate in stroke

Pre-hospital treatment with transdermal glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) in patients with intracranial haemorrhage (ICH) appears to lead to worse outcomes than a sham treatment. The findings, published in Stroke, were unexpected given previous studies have suggested some benefit from GTN. In the sub-group analysis of the RIGHT-2 trial, 145 patients with a final hospital diagnosis of ...

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