Diagnosis and Management of Acute Intracerebral Hemorrhage.

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Diagnosis and Management of Acute Intracerebral Hemorrhage.

Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2016 Nov;34(4):883-899

Authors: Morotti A, Goldstein JN

Abstract
Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is the deadliest type of stroke and up to half of patients die in hospital. Blood pressure management, coagulopathy reversal, and intracranial pressure control are the mainstays of acute ICH treatment. Prevention of hematoma expansion and minimally invasive hematoma evacuation are promising therapeutic strategies under investigation. This article provides an updated review on ICH diagnosis and management in the emergency department.

PMID: 27741993 [PubMed - in process]

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