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Medical management of intracerebral haemorrhage

Abstract

The global burden of intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH) is enormous. Developing evidence-based management strategies for ICH has been hampered by its diverse aetiology, high case fatality and variable cooperative organisation of medical and surgical care. Progress is being made through the conduct of collaborative multicentre studies with the large sample sizes necessary to evaluate therapies with realistically modest treatment effects. This narrative review describes the major consequences of ICH and provides evidence-based recommendations to support decision-making in medical management.

  • STROKE
  • CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE
  • RANDOMISED TRIALS
  • HEALTH POLICY & PRACTICE

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