The incidence and outcome of intracranial haemorrhage in newborns with haemophilia: analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample database.

@article{Tarantino2007TheIA,
  title={The incidence and outcome of intracranial haemorrhage in newborns with haemophilia: analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample database.},
  author={Michael D. Tarantino and Suman Lata Gupta and R M Brusky},
  journal={Haemophilia : the official journal of the World Federation of Hemophilia},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={380-2}
}
The incidence of intracranial haemorrhage (ICH) in newborns with haemophilia is unknown. Retrospective studies, estimate the incidence to be around 3%. Because of this uncertainty, we analysed the largest inpatient database in the USA, the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), to better approximate the incidence of ICH in these patients. ICD-9 coding data were used to reference NIS entries of haemophilia (A, B or C) or von Willebrand's disease (VWD), with intraventricular (IVH), subarachnoid (SAH… CONTINUE READING