Factors influencing outcome in intracerebral hematoma: a simple, reliable, and accurate method to grade intracerebral hemorrhage.

@article{Shaya2005FactorsIO,
  title={Factors influencing outcome in intracerebral hematoma: a simple, reliable, and accurate method to grade intracerebral hemorrhage.},
  author={Mark R Shaya and Arvind Dubey and Caglar M Berk and Eduardo C. Gonzalez-Toledo and John Zenghui Zhang and Gloria S Caldito and Anil Nanda},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  year={2005},
  volume={63 4},
  pages={343-8; discussion 348}
}
BACKGROUND Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is a major public health problem. This subset of stroke often coexists with other serious medical problems such as hypertension, diabetes, and obesity. Management of hemorrhagic stroke is controversial and there is no standardized system for assessing presentation and predicting outcome of this disease. We propose a new grading system based on clinical and radiologic factors important in influencing outcome in ICH that can be used by the entire health… CONTINUE READING

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