Guidelines for the management of spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage in adults
Written and peer-reviewed by physicians—but use at your own risk. Read our disclaimer. Intracerebral hemorrhage ICH refers to bleeding within the brain parenchyma. The most significant risk factor for spontaneous ICH is arterial hypertension. Symptoms are often nonspecific e.
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Intracerebral hemorrhage ICH , also known as cerebral bleed and intraparenchymal bleed , is a sudden bleeding into the tissues of the brain , into its ventricles , or into both. Symptoms can include headache , one-sided weakness, vomiting, seizures, decreased level of consciousness , and neck stiffness. Causes include brain trauma , aneurysms , arteriovenous malformations , and brain tumors. Treatment should typically be carried out in an intensive care unit.
Purpose: The aim of this statement is to present current and comprehensive recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of acute spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage. Methods: A formal literature search of Medline was performed through the end date of August The results of this search were complemented by additional articles on related issues known to the writing committee.