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Chirurgia 2007 December;20(6):299-305

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Brain hemorrage; the experience about 170 patients in urgency

Russo A.

Pronto Soccorso Chirurgico Presidio Ospedaliero Leopoldo Parodi Delfino ASL ROMA G, Roma


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Brain hemorrage, either traumatic or not, represents an unusual but hard matter in clinical practice, at the same time. The need of a rapid therapeutic approach, avoiding irreversible neurological damages, makes instrumental and radiological effort a necessary diagnostic instrument, to support clinical examination, often mimicking ischemic disease. In spite of medical branches, treating stroke, surgery represents the only device for bleeding lesions, though it’s characterized by a variable functional response and mortality rate.
Anatomic and clinical aspects, particularly regarding the withdrawal of differential diagnosis, risk factors, diagnostic iter and outcomes of 170 patients, ranging from 9 to 97 years of age, are presented. Practical problems, involving the transport of this kind of subjects to specialistic department, are described too.

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