Stereotactic Evacuation and Local Fibrinolysis of Spontaneous Intracerebral Hematomas

  • K. D. Lerch
  • D. Schäfer
  • J. Uelzen
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 21)

Abstract

Since introduction of computerized tomography (CT) by Hounsfield in 1974 [4] soft tissue differentiation in the imaging of brain lesions has become self-evident; the differential diagnosis of the origin of stroke — infarction versus hemorrhage or versus hemorrhagic infarction — can be made immediately after the onset of the uniform symptomatology indicating a clinical entity. However, having obtained the concrete diagnosis of spontaneous intracerebral hematoma (ICH) the discussion as to what kind of treatment would be the best — conservative or operative — still remains controversial [3,12].

Keywords

Catheter Stein Aphasia Volumetry 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. D. Lerch
    • 1
  • D. Schäfer
    • 1
  • J. Uelzen
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurochirurgische Klinik der Städtischen KlinikenDortmund 1Germany

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