Hemorrhagic Stroke

  • Jamary Oliveira-Filho
  • Jamary Oliveira-Filho
  • Walter J. Koroshetz


Hemorrhagic stroke comprises 10–20% of all strokes. Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) occurs much more frequently than subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH).1 Both ICH and SAH are associated with high initial mortality and longterm morbidity. Various treatment strategies are available to minimize and prevent the ongoing neurologic injury. For these treatments to be effective, they must be instituted while the injury is still reversible. Thus, early recognition is essential. This chapter discusses the etiology, clinical manifestations, and critical management of intracerebral and subarachnoid hemorrhages.


Basilar Artery Mean Arterial Blood Pressure Moyamoya Disease Cerebellar Hemorrhage Angiographic Vasospasm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jamary Oliveira-Filho
    • 1
  • Jamary Oliveira-Filho
    • 2
  • Walter J. Koroshetz
    • 3
  1. 1.Neurology Service and Neurocritical Care UnitHospital EspanholBahiaBrazil
  2. 2.Federal University of BahiaSalvadorBrazil
  3. 3.National Institute of Neurological Disorders and StrokeBethesdaUSA

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