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Thalamic Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Depends: Some people may not have any residual deficits if the bleeding is small. If they have a large bleed affecting their mental status, if they have comorbid conditions, they may have a shorter life span. The question has to be individualized, but difficult to predict accurately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bleeding in the brain is classified into intra axial and extra axial subtypes ich its an intra-axial hemorrhage characterized by blood in the brain parenchyma (brain tissue, bruise) ich can be caused by accelerating-decelerating trauma, or spontaneous hemorrhage, spontanouse hemorrhage can be caused by hemorrhagic stroke, rupture of an aneurysm, avm, and others, risk ...Read more
Bleeding in the brai: Bleeding in the brain is classified into intra axial and extra axial subtypes ich its an intra-axial hemorrhage characterized by blood in the brain parenchyma (brain tissue, bruise) ich can be caused by accelerating-decelerating trauma, or spontaneous hemorrhage, spontanouse hemorrhage can be caused by hemorrhagic stroke, rupture of an aneurysm, avm, and others, risk factors are hypertension, diab. ...Read more
Risk stratifying: There are a number of ich grading scales that are used to to stratify risk upon presentation and assist in prognosis. Components of the scales vary but include age, volume of the hemorrhage, location of the hemorrhage, glasgow coma scale, and other parameters. All require neuroimaging to assist in the evaluation. ...Read more
My mum just had intracerebral hemorrhage past 2 months, followed by hydrocephalus, current gcs score is 8, just want to know my mum recovery chance ?
Define recovery: If your question regards the probability that your mom will be back to herself, the likelihood is low, given what you've written. She may very well live but after 2 months and a current gcs of 8, it is unlikely she will ever be able to live alone or take car of herself. ...Read more
Can isosorbide trinitrate (iv) given to pat. With hypertensive crisis and intracerebral hemorrhage?
Nitrates, Yes...: I'm not familiar with isosorbide trinitrate, but nitrates, Nitroglycerin and nitroprusside are one of many treatments used for hypertensive crises when control of blood pressure is essential. ...Read more
For a lifetime: Outcome relates more to the extent of the bleed than it's existence.In the early years of the first ct scans, many studies of normal newborns were done to sort out the "normal" from the less so. In those early studies up to 3% of newborns had some evidence of a bleed, most small & asymptomatic. Infant brains have better healing qualities than adults, some do well.Larger bleeds have more problems. ...Read more
Depends: Intracranial hemorrhages in babies can range in severity from exceedingly minor to very severe. In the case of a very minor hemorrhage, the baby would be expected to have the same life expectancy and quality of life as if there were no hemorrhage. The impact a hemorrhage has will be affected by its size, location, and any other issues the baby may be facing. ...Read more
My mother had intracerebral hemorrhage in 1996 (16 years ago. Her left side is getting stiff. Can you advise any medicine or treatment for her muscles?
Increased tone: She is likely experiencing increased tone and spasticity on the side that is opposite the intracerebral hemorrahage. Physical and occupational therapy and rehabilitation medicine are key to help to keep the muscles fluid and mobile. There are a host of medications that are designed to help with the muscle spasticity (ie. Valium, baclofen). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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