International Society of Hypertension

Deep Brain Stimulation Lowers Blood Pressure

A report into how deep brain stimulation can lower extremely high blood pressure.

Erin O'Callaghan and Nikunj Patel at the University of Bristol present a report, based on a case presentation recently published in Hypertension, on how deep brain stimulation lowered extremely high blood pressure (in excess of 300/170 mm Hg) in a female patient on 8 drugs known to have an anti-hypertensive effect + 12 other drugs + chronic baroreflex activation.


For the full report, click here.



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