Lobar hemorrhage in the elderly. The undiminishing importance of hypertension.

@article{Broderick1993LobarHI,
  title={Lobar hemorrhage in the elderly. The undiminishing importance of hypertension.},
  author={J P Broderick and Thomas Brott and Thomas O Tomsick and Austin Leach},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1993},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={49-51}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE We sought to determine whether hypertension is less common in primary lobar hemorrhage than intracerebral hemorrhage in other locations and whether the frequency of hypertension in lobar hemorrhage diminishes with advancing age. METHODS We identified all cases of intracerebral hemorrhage in Greater Cincinnati during 1988 by review of hospital and autopsy records as well as computed tomographic and magnetic resonance scans. RESULTS During 1988, 66 primary lobar… CONTINUE READING

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