Controlling Hypertension and Hypotension Immediately Post-Stroke Trial "CHHIPS"

Completed

Phase N/A Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Three groups will be studied:(1) Hypotensive (SBP 140mmHg) non-hemorrhagic, neuroradiologically-confirmed stroke patients treated within 12 hrs of stroke onset(2) Hypertensive (SBP 160mmHg), non-dysphagic ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke patients within 36 hrs of stroke onset(3) Hypertensive, dysphagic ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke patients within 36 hrs of stroke onset.

Exclusion Criteria

Patients undergoing thrombolysis; hypertensive encephalopathy; co-existing cardiac or vascular emergency; PICH and SBP>200 mmHg &/or DBP >120 mmHg; impaired conscious level; contra-indications to therapy; pre-morbid dependence; non-stroke diagnosis.