Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

  • Hans-Herbert Steiner
  • Matthew E. Fink
  • Paul Kremer
  • Michael N. Diringer


Subarachnoid hemorrhage from intracranial arterial aneurysms occurs in 30 000 patients annually in North America, accounting for 6–10% of all strokes. The world-wide incidence of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage is 15 cases per 100 000 people. In contrast to the declining incidence of parenchymatous cerebral hematoma and brain infarction, due to improved treatment of hypertension and heart disease, the incidence of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage has remained the same over the past five decades.


Cerebral Ischemia Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Intracranial Aneurysm Cerebral Vasospasm Aneurysm Rupture 
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  • Hans-Herbert Steiner
  • Matthew E. Fink
  • Paul Kremer
  • Michael N. Diringer

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