Prophylactic Antiepileptic Drug Use and Outcome in the Ethnic/Racial Variations of Intracerebral Hemorrhage Study.

@article{Sheth2015ProphylacticAD,
  title={Prophylactic Antiepileptic Drug Use and Outcome in the Ethnic/Racial Variations of Intracerebral Hemorrhage Study.},
  author={Kevin N Sheth and Sharyl Martini and Charles Moomaw and Sebastian Koch and Mitchell S. V. Elkind and Gene Yong Sung and S J Kittner and M R Frankel and Jonathan Rosand and Carl D. Langefeld and Mary E. Comeau and Salina P. Waddy and Jennifer L Osborne and Daniel Woo},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2015},
  volume={46 12},
  pages={3532-5}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The role of antiepileptic drug (AED) prophylaxis after intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) remains unclear. This analysis describes prevalence of prophylactic AED use, as directed by treating clinicians, in a prospective ICH cohort and tests the hypothesis that it is associated with poor outcome. METHODS Analysis included 744 patients with ICH enrolled in the Ethnic/Racial Variations of Intracerebral Hemorrhage (ERICH) study before November 2012. Baseline clinical… CONTINUE READING
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