Anticoagulant-Related Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Twenty-Four Patients Had Intracerebral Hemorrhage While They Were Being Treated with Anticoagulants. Hypertension Was Present in 67% of the Cases, Head Trauma Was an Uncommon Preceding Event, and Simultaneous Bleeding in Other Organs Occurred in Only One Instance. Neurologic Abnormalities Progressed for Several Hours in 58%. Seizures Occurred at Onset in 12.5%. the Location of the Hemorrhage Was as Follows: Cerebellum (Nine Cases), Lobar White Matter (Six), Basal Ganglia (Five), Thalamus (Two), and Hemisphere, Unspecified (Two). in 61%, the Hemorrhages Occurred within 6 Months of Therapy. in 75%, the Prothrombin Time Was Beyond 1½ Times the Control Value. Mortality Was 62.5%. Survivors Had Smaller Hematomas Than Did Patients with Fatal Hemorrhage. © 1985 American Academy of Neurology.
C. S. Kase et al., "Anticoagulant-Related Intracerebral Hemorrhage," Neurology, vol. 35, no. 7, pp. 943 - 948, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; American Academy of Neurology (AAN), Jan 1985.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1212/wnl.35.7.943
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01 Jan 1985