Incidence of symptomatic hemorrhage in patients with lobar microbleeds.

  title={Incidence of symptomatic hemorrhage in patients with lobar microbleeds.},
  author={Ellis S van Etten and Eitan Auriel and Kellen E Haley and A Ayres and A Vashkevich and K Schwab and Jonathan Rosand and Anand Viswanathan and Steven A. Greenberg and M. E. Gurol},
  volume={45 8},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Lobar microbleeds suggestive of cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) are often identified on MRI in the absence of lobar intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). We compared the baseline characteristics and risk of subsequent ICH among such patients to those presenting with CAA-related lobar ICH. METHODS Clinical data (demographics, risk factors), apolipoprotein E genotype, neuroimaging markers of CAA severity (microbleed counts, leukoaraiosis volume), and clinical outcomes… CONTINUE READING