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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Yusuf, S; Diener, HC; Sacco, RL; Cotton, D; Ounpuu, S; Lawton, WA; Palesch, Y; Martin, RH; Albers, GW; Bath, P; Bornstein, N; Chan, BP; Chen, ST; Cunha, L; Dahlöf, B; De Keyser, J; Donnan, GA; Estol, C; Gorelick, P; Gu, V; Hermansson, K; Hilbrich, L; Kaste, M; Lu, C; Machnig, T; Pais, P; Roberts, R; Skvortsova, V; Teal, P; Toni, D; VanderMaelen, C; Voigt, T; Weber, M; Yoon, BW; PRoFESS Study Group 
Titel:
Telmisartan to prevent recurrent stroke and cardiovascular events. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Prolonged lowering of blood pressure after a stroke reduces the risk of recurrent stroke. In addition, inhibition of the renin-angiotensin system in high-risk patients reduces the rate of subsequent cardiovascular events, including stroke. However, the effect of lowering of blood pressure with a renin-angiotensin system inhibitor soon after a stroke has not been clearly established. We evaluated the effects of therapy with an angiotensin-receptor blocker, telmisartan, initiated early...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
N Engl J Med 
Jahr:
2008 
Band / Volume:
359 
Heft / Issue:
12 
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
1225-37 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0028-4793 
TUM Einrichtung:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik