In-hospital mortality after pre-treatment with antiplatelet agents or oral anticoagulants and hematoma evacuation of intracerebral hematomas.

@article{Stein2016InhospitalMA,
  title={In-hospital mortality after pre-treatment with antiplatelet agents or oral anticoagulants and hematoma evacuation of intracerebral hematomas.},
  author={Marco Stein and Bjoern Misselwitz and Gerhard F. Hamann and Malgorzata Anna Kolodziej and Marcus H. T. Reinges and Eberhard Uhl},
  journal={Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia},
  year={2016},
  volume={26},
  pages={42-5}
}
Pre-treatment with antiplatelet agents is described to be a risk factor for mortality after spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). However, the impact of antithrombotic agents on mortality in patients who undergo hematoma evacuation compared to conservatively treated patients with ICH remains controversial. This analysis is based on a prospective registry for quality assurance in stroke care in the State of Hesse, Germany. Patients' data were collected between January 2008 and December… CONTINUE READING