Intraventricular hemorrhage: role of early ventricular drainage.

  title={Intraventricular hemorrhage: role of early ventricular drainage.},
  author={Erik P. Sganzerla and Paolo Maria Rampini and Sergio Gaini and G. Granata and Guistino Tomei and Mario L. Zavanone and Roberto Matteo Villani},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgical sciences},
  volume={28 2},
Intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) is usually the result of life-threatening intracranial bleedings eventually leading to death. Early ventricular drainage is suggested as a possible means of reducing fatalities. The retrospective analysis of 80 patients with CT diagnosed IVHs has indeed shown that early drainage prolongs significantly survival before death… CONTINUE READING