In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will talk about whether in a patient with paralysis, they should treat the acute rise in blood pressure. If the doctor is contemplating in giving TPA, then keep the systolic blood pressure below 165 mmHg and diastolic blood pressure below 110 mmHg. He will further state that the blood pressure should be kept below 180/105 mmHg. He will also discuss the treatment or management if no TPA is given and the patient is on conservative treatment.
Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He is the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He is also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus