Effective glycemic control with aggressive hyperglycemia management is associated with improved outcome in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.

@article{Latorre2009EffectiveGC,
  title={Effective glycemic control with aggressive hyperglycemia management is associated with improved outcome in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.},
  author={Julius Gene S. Latorre and Sherry Hsiang-Yi Chou and R G Nogueira and Aneesh Bhim Singhal and Bob S. Carter and Christopher S Ogilvy and Guy A Rordorf},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2009},
  volume={40 5},
  pages={1644-52}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Hyperglycemia strongly predicts poor outcome in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage, but the effect of hyperglycemia management on outcome is unclear. We studied the impact of glycemic control on outcome of patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. METHODS A prospective intensive care unit database was used to identify 332 patients with hyperglycemic aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage admitted between January 2000 and December 2006. Patients treated… CONTINUE READING
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