Thalamic hemorrhage following carotid endarterectomy-induced labile blood pressure: Controlling the lability with clonidine - A case report

A. Ahsan Ejaz, James F. Meschia

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Abstract

Carotid endarterectomy can lead to alterations in baroreceptor sensitivity. Impairment of this sensitivity can in turn lead to volatility of blood pressure (baroreflex failure syndromeBFS). Rapid elevations in blood pressure can cause hypertensive encephalopathy in a patient with BFS. A patient is presented with hypertensive intracerebral hemorrhage associated with BFS.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)327-330
Number of pages4
JournalAngiology
Volume50
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 1999

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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