Subarachnoid Hemorrhage : A Neurological Emergency

  title={Subarachnoid Hemorrhage : A Neurological Emergency},
  author={Michele Venti and Monica Acciarresi and Giancarlo Agnelli},
Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) accounts for 5% of all strokes but its burden is relevant due to high mortality, high disability and remarkable incidence in the young. The rupture of an intracranial aneurysm is responsible for about 85% of SAHs; 10% are represented by non-aneurysmal conditions; 5% are represented by other medical conditions such as inflammatory or non-inflammatory lesions of cerebral artery, coagulopathy, neoplasms or drug abuse. The clinical presentation of a subarachnoid… CONTINUE READING


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