Author | Allyson R. Zazulia, MD

Articles

Management of ICH, Part II

October 01, 2006

The prognosis for patients with intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is poor. The 30-day mortality rate is 25% to 50%, and half of these deaths occur within the first 48 hours.

Causes, Diagnosis, and Prognosis of ICH, Part I

September 01, 2006

Spontaneous nontraumatic intracerebral hemorrhage is associated with greater mortality and more severe neurologic deficits than any other stroke subtype, with as many as half of all patients dying within 30 days and only 10% of survivors regaining functional independence.