Ischemic Brain Injury After Intracerebral Hemorrhage

Stroke.ahajournals.org: 7/19/12.

Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is the second most common cause of stroke and accounts for 8% to 15% of strokes in Western societies with an estimated incidence of 10 to 25 per 100 000 persons.1–3 Despite advances in the field of stroke and neurocritical care,4 the 30-day mortality has not changed significantly over the past 20 years.3 Indeed, ICH has the highest rates of dependence or death among stroke types and proven treatments are lacking. Read More