Tag: Hemorrhagic Stroke

1. In this randomized control trial conducted in Japan, intensive blood pressure control (less than 130/80) was associated with reduced risk of first recurrent stroke. 2. While the target blood pressure was 120/80, average blood pressure actually achieved in the intensive group was 127/78 Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Strokes...
Patients with a history of occlusive vascular disease who are on antithrombotic therapy are at an increased risk of intracerebral hemorrhage. Generally, antithrombotic therapy is discontinued after intracerebral hemorrhage in these patients. However, no published randomized trials have studied the long-term safety of antithrombotic therapy in survivors of intracerebral...
Originally published by Harvard Health.  What Is It? A hemorrhagic stroke is bleeding (hemorrhage) that suddenly interferes with the brain's function. This bleeding can occur either within the brain or between the brain and the skull. Hemorrhagic strokes account for about 20% of all strokes, and are divided into categories depending...