Neurology Advisor: Beat-to-beat blood pressure variability predicts recurrent stroke, cardiovascular events

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

Beat-to-beat blood pressure variability (BPV) is a novel way to predict risk for recurrent stroke and cardiovascular events, according to the results of a study published in Stroke. Among 405 patients who underwent all types of monitoring, beat-to-beat BPV was predictive of recurrent stroke (before age/gender adjustment. (January 5, 2018)

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