Am J Hypertens 2022 Mar 22. Epub 2022 Mar 22.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, State Key Laboratory of Medical Geonomics, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Hypertension, Centre for Epidemiological Studies and Clinical Trials, The Shanghai Institute of Hypertension, National Research Centre for Translational Medicine at Shanghai, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China.
Antihypertensive treatment is highly effective in both primary and secondary prevention of stroke. However, current guideline recommendations on the blood pressure goals in acute stroke are clinically empirical and generally conservative. Antihypertensive treatment is only recommended for severe hypertension. Read More