Blood Pressure Lowering in Acute Stroke Trial (BLAST)

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Summary of Purpose

Patients who are suffering from a stroke often present to the hospital with elevated blood pressure. Elevated blood pressure in the setting of stroke increases the risk of brain swelling or bleeding into the brain. Even so, there has been concern about lowering the blood pressure with medications because the newly injured parts of the brain may not get the blood flow they need, thereby worsening the damage from...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 12 April 2016.

1 Aug 2007 22 Feb 2008 Unavailable Unavailable 1 Apr 2016 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Basics

Interventions

Conditions

Sponsors

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Double-Blind
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Safety/Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Single Group Assignment

Contacts

  • Stephanie Kemp, BS Phone: (650) 723-4481 Email: skemp@stanford.edu

    skemp@stanford.edu