Surgery in intracerebral hemorrhage. The uncertainty continues.

@article{Fernandes2000SurgeryII,
  title={Surgery in intracerebral hemorrhage. The uncertainty continues.},
  author={Helen Marie Fernandes and Barbara Gregson and Sabin Siddique and A. David Mendelow},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2000},
  volume={31 10},
  pages={
          2511-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Primary intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) accounts for 10% to 20% of stroke but carries the highest rates of mortality and morbidity of all stroke subtypes. Current treatment, however, is varied and haphazard. The most recent Cochrane systematic review refers to 4 prospective, randomized controlled trials. We present a further meta-analysis to include 3 new trials. In addition, we review the trials of Chen et al and McKissock et al and discuss aspects of their quality that… CONTINUE READING

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