H-Type Hypertension and C Reactive Protein in Recurrence of Ischemic Stroke
AbstractHypertension with high homocysteine (HHcy) (H-type hypertension) and C reactive protein (CRP) can increase the incidence of ischemic stroke. However, it is not clear whether recurrent ischemic stroke (RIS) is related to H-type hypertension and CRP. The present study investigated the correlation of H-type hypertension and CRP level with RIS. Totally, 987 consecutive patients with acute ischemic stroke were recruited in a teaching hospital in Henan province, China during March 2014 to March 2015. The demographic and clinical characteristics and blood biochemical parameters of patients were analyzed. Elevated levels of CRP and homocysteine (Hcy) were defined as >8.2 mg/L and 10 μmol/L, respectively. Among the 987 patients, 234 were RIS. Thirty-eight percent of RIS patients had elevated CRP level and 91.5% of RIS patients had HHcy. In multivariate analysis, adjusted odds ratio (OR) of RIS in patients aged ≥60 years was 1.576 (95% CI: 1.125–2.207), in male patients 1.935 (95% CI: 1.385–2.704), in patients with diabetes 1.463 (95% CI: 1.037–2.064), CRP levels 1.013 (95% CI: 1.006–1.019), simple hypertension 3.370 (95% CI: 1.15–10.183), and H-type hypertension 2.990 (95% CI: 1.176–7.600). RIS was associated with older age, male, diabetes, H-type hypertension and CRP. Controlling H-type hypertension and CRP level may reduce the risk of RIS. View Full-Text
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Zhang, Q.; Qiu, D.-X.; Fu, R.-L.; Xu, T.-F.; Jing, M.-J.; Zhang, H.-S.; Geng, H.-H.; Zheng, L.-C.; Wang, P.-X. H-Type Hypertension and C Reactive Protein in Recurrence of Ischemic Stroke. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2016, 13, 477.
Zhang Q, Qiu D-X, Fu R-L, Xu T-F, Jing M-J, Zhang H-S, Geng H-H, Zheng L-C, Wang P-X. H-Type Hypertension and C Reactive Protein in Recurrence of Ischemic Stroke. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2016; 13(5):477.Chicago/Turabian Style
Zhang, Qing; Qiu, De-Xing; Fu, Rong-Li; Xu, Tian-Fen; Jing, Meng-Juan; Zhang, Hui-Shan; Geng, He-Hong; Zheng, Long-Chao; Wang, Pei-Xi. 2016. "H-Type Hypertension and C Reactive Protein in Recurrence of Ischemic Stroke." Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 13, no. 5: 477.
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