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why is thrombolytic therapy contraindicated in pts with Hx of hypertension?
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Because the risk of intracranial bleeding is too high. The cutoff about the systolic pressure is unclear. However, if the diastolic pressure is over 100mmHg thrombolytic therapy is absolutly controindicated.
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