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Cardiovascular comorbidities and blood pressure control in stroke survivors.

Authors
  • Kesarwani, Manoj
  • Perez, Alejandro
  • Lopez, Victor A
  • Wong, Nathan D
  • Franklin, Stanley S
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Hypertension
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
May 01, 2009
Volume
27
Issue
5
Pages
1056–1063
Identifiers
PMID: 19405168
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A high percentage of stroke survivors,projected to 4.98 million adults in the USA have multiple CV risk factors, numerous comorbidities, and poor control of hypertension, placing them at increased risk for further complications. Therefore, increased efforts must be made to reduce overall global risk in these high-risk persons.

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