Surgical treatment of intracerebral haemorrhage.

  title={Surgical treatment of intracerebral haemorrhage.},
  author={M. Shahid Siddique and A. David Mendelow},
  journal={British medical bulletin},
  volume={56 2},
There is at present no clear indication for surgical removal of intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH) in the majority of patients. With deterioration from an initially good level of consciousness, many surgeons would agree that removal is life saving. The question is whether or not surgical removal of clot improves the ultimate outcome in patients who are stable or even improving. Improvement in function is based on the concept of a penumbra around an ICH. There is now mounting evidence that there is… CONTINUE READING


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