Antithrombotic therapy after cerebral hemorrhages.

  title={Antithrombotic therapy after cerebral hemorrhages.},
  author={Claudia Stoellberger and Josef Finsterer},
  volume={34 11},
  pages={e217-8; author reply e217-8}
Cerebral Hemorrhages To the Editor: Oral anticoagulation (OAC) generally increases the likelihood of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). When there is an indication for OAC in a patient with a history of ICH, the clinician is in the difficult situation of assessing risks and benefits of OAC. In the absence of data from clinical trials, Eckman et al1 have used a decision-analysis model to compare the expected values of 3 treatment strategies— OAC, aspirin, and no antithrombotic therapy—in patients… CONTINUE READING