Key clinical point:
Major finding: Patients with systolic pressure above 158 mm Hg after thrombectomy had a 2.2-fold increased rate of poor outcomes.
Study details: BEST, a multicenter, prospective, observational study with 485 U.S. acute ischemic stroke patients treated with thrombectomy.
Disclosures: BEST received no commercial funding. Dr. Mistry had no disclosures.
Mistry EA et al. Stroke. 2019 Feb;50(Suppl_1):.