TITLE

2011 - Candesartan did not improve clinical or functional outcomes in patients with acute stroke and elevated BP

AUTHOR(S)
Frieden, Rick
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;6/21/2011, Vol. 154 Issue 6, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study by Sandset E. C. and colleagues which shows that candesartan did not improve clinical or functional outcomes in patients with acute stroke and elevated blood pressure (BP). The results of the study show that mean BP was lower with candesartan than placebo at 7 days but not at 6 months. The study showed that the outcomes in patients receiving candesartan were slightly worse than in those receiving placebo.
ACCESSION #
65456996

 

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