Effects of vasodilating medications on cerebral haemodynamics in health and disease: systematic review and meta-analysis
Objectives: Vasodilating antihypertensives prevent stroke and potentially cerebral small vessel disease but their effects on cerebrovascular haemodynamics beyond blood pressure lowering are unclear.
Methods: We searched PubMed, Medline, Embase, Cinahl, Psychinfo, Health Business Elite and Health Management Information Consortium for randomized studies of vasodilating medications, compared to no treatment or nonvasodilators, that reported effe... Expand abstract
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- Alastair Webb
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