Both low and high levels of blood pressure during endovascular treatment of acute ischemic stroke are associated with poor functional outcome, a new study from Aarhus University Hospital suggests.

- Our study has very clinically relevant findings — that best outcomes are achieved if the mean arterial blood pressure [MABP] is kept between 70-90 mm Hg, lead author Mads Rasmussen, MD, PhD, Aarhus University Hospital, told Medscape Medical News.

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The study was published online in JAMA Neurology on January 27.