Response to external ventricular drainage in spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage with hydrocephalus.

We retrospectively reviewed consecutive intensive care unit patients with spontaneous supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage (i.c.h.) and hydrocephalus who were treated with ventriculostomy to determine intracranial pressure (i.c.p.), Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score, and ventricular volume before and after ventriculostomy. Of 22 patients studied, ICP was… CONTINUE READING