Management of acute hypertensive response in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage.

@article{Alqadri2012ManagementOA,
  title={Management of acute hypertensive response in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage.},
  author={Syeda Laila Alqadri and A I Qureshi},
  journal={Current atherosclerosis reports},
  year={2012},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={322-7}
}
Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is intra-parenchymal bleeding that may lead to localized hematoma formation. The hematoma can enlarge over a period of time, and directly contribute to neurological deterioration and death. Several studies have shown a relationship between acute hypertensive response and poor prognosis among patients with ICH; however, it is somewhat unclear whether hematomal expansion, is a cause or a result of elevated blood pressure (BP). Current AHA guidelines… CONTINUE READING