Chapter 10. Hemorrhagic Strokes

  1. Robert P. Lisak MD, FAAN, FRCP Parker Webber Chair Professor Chair Neurologist-in-Chief Chief3,4,
  2. Daniel D. Truong MD, FAAN Head5,
  3. William M. Carroll MBBS, MD, FRACP, FRCP(E) Head6 and
  4. Roongroj Bhidayasiri MD, FRCP Director7,8
  1. Josef Schill MD Attending Physician1 and
  2. Thorsten Steiner MD, PhD, MME Vice Director2

Published Online: 18 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317008.ch10

International Neurology: A Clinical Approach

International Neurology: A Clinical Approach

How to Cite

Schill, J. and Steiner, T. (2009) Hemorrhagic Strokes, in International Neurology: A Clinical Approach (eds R. P. Lisak, D. D. Truong, W. M. Carroll and R. Bhidayasiri), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317008.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA

  2. 4

    Detroit Medical Center, Harper University Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA

  3. 5

    The Parkinson and Movement Disorder Institute, Memorial Neuroscience Institute, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, Fountain Valley, CA, USA

  4. 6

    Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Perth, Australia

  5. 7

    Chulalongkorn Comprehensive Movement Disorders Center, Chulalongkorn University Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

  6. 8

    University of California at Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Neurology, Klinikum Ludwigshafen, Ludwigshafen, Germany

  2. 2

    Department of Neurology, Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 11 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405157384

Online ISBN: 9781444317008



  • hemorrhagic strokes - spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH);
  • ICH epidemiology - ICH incidence in Asian and African populations;
  • ICH risk factors - hypertension;
  • ICH pathophysiology - hemorrhagic strokes, vascular lesions;
  • ICH therapeutic implications - hematoma enlargement and brain edema;
  • ICH clinical features - sudden focal neurological symptoms onset;
  • acute ICH investigation - Non-contrast computed tomography (CT);
  • ICH Prognosis - depending on intracranial location and hematoma expansion;
  • fibrinolysis related ICH treatment


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage

  • ICH caused by arteriovenous malformation (AVM)

  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage

  • Further reading