Improved survival of patients with warfarin-associated intracerebral haemorrhage: a retrospective longitudinal population-based study.

@article{Huhtakangas2015ImprovedSO,
  title={Improved survival of patients with warfarin-associated intracerebral haemorrhage: a retrospective longitudinal population-based study.},
  author={Juha Huhtakangas and Sami Tetri and Seppo Juvela and Pertti Saloheimo and Michaela K. Bode and Vesa Karttunen and Anni K{\"a}r{\"a}j{\"a}m{\"a}ki and Matti Hillbom},
  journal={International journal of stroke : official journal of the International Stroke Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={10 6},
  pages={876-81}
}
BACKGROUND Warfarin-associated intracerebral haemorrhage carries poor outcome due to rapid haemorrhage growth. Reversal of warfarin anticoagulation with prothrombin complex concentrate has been implemented as an acute treatment option for these subjects. AIM We investigated whether survival of subjects with warfarin-associated intracerebral haemorrhage had improved after implementation of reversal of warfarin anticoagulation with prothrombin complex concentrate. METHODS We identified all… CONTINUE READING