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International Journal of Hypertension
Volume 2013, Article ID 610353, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/610353
Clinical Study

Does the Admission Blood Pressure Associate with Short- and Long Term Outcome in Stroke Patients Treated with Thrombolysis? A Single Centre Study

1Department of Neurology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, Bispebjerg, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
2Department of Radiology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, Bispebjerg, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark

Received 21 March 2013; Revised 3 June 2013; Accepted 18 June 2013

Academic Editor: Roberto Pontremoli

Copyright © 2013 L. Bentsen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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