Low blood pressure levels & incident stroke risk among elderly Ghanaians with hypertension
作者: Fred Stephen SarfoLinda Meta MobulaTitus AdadeYvonne Commodore-MensahMartin AgyeiCollins KokuroRexford Adu-GyamfiChristiana DuahBruce Ovbiagele
作者单位: 1Department of Medicine, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
2Department of Medicine, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
3Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
4Kumasi South Regional Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
5University of California San Francisco, USA
刊名: Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 2020, Vol.413
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.jns.2020.116770
关键词: BP thresholdsElderlyStroke riskAfrica
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Background(#br)Clinical trial data indicate that more intensive blood pressure (BP) lowering below standard cut-off targets is associated with lower risks of strokes in the elderly. There is a relative paucity of real-world practice data on this issue, especially among Africans.(#br)Objective: To assess BP control rates, its determinants, and whether a lower BP < 120/80 mmHg is associated with a lower incident stroke risk among elderly Ghanaians with hypertension.(#br)Methods(#br)We retrospectively evaluated data, which were prospectively collected as part of a cohort study involving adults with hypertension and/or diabetes in 5 Ghanaian hospitals. BP control was defined using the JNC-8 guideline of <150/90 mmHg for elderly with hypertension aged >60 years or 140/90 mmHg for...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:2.243 (2012)

  • hypertension 高血压
  • elderly 上了年纪的
  • stroke 笔划
  • pressure 压力
  • blood 血液
  • incident 入射的
  • Africa 非洲
  • among 在当中