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Intraventricular hemorrhage comprises about 15% of the 500,000 strokes that occur annually in the United States. In the emergent setting, patients with obstructive hydrocephalus are routinely treated with placement of an external ventricular drain. This study will compare the effect of external ventricular drainage plus intraventricular thrombolysis versus external ventricular drainage plus endoscopic evacuation on neurologic outcomes for patients with hydrocephalus from intraventricular hemorrhage.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Dose Comparison, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Rt-PA thrombolysis, endoscopic hematoma evacuation
Albany Medical Center
Albany Medical College
Published on BioPortfolio: 2010-07-15T17:00:00-0400
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Bleeding within the CEREBRAL VENTRICLES. It is associated with intraventricular trauma, aneurysm, vascular malformations, hypertension and in VERY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT infants.
A rare epidural hematoma in the spinal epidural space, usually due to a vascular malformation (CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM VASCULAR MALFORMATIONS) or TRAUMA. Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma is a neurologic emergency due to a rapidly evolving compressive MYELOPATHY.
Accumulation of blood in the SUBDURAL SPACE between the DURA MATER and the arachnoidal layer of the MENINGES. This condition primarily occurs over the surface of a CEREBRAL HEMISPHERE, but may develop in the spinal canal (HEMATOMA, SUBDURAL, SPINAL). Subdural hematoma can be classified as the acute or the chronic form, with immediate or delayed symptom onset, respectively. Symptoms may include loss of consciousness, severe HEADACHE, and deteriorating mental status.
A collection of blood outside the BLOOD VESSELS. Hematoma can be localized in an organ, space, or tissue.
Fiberoptic endoscopy designed for duodenal observation and cannulation of VATER'S AMPULLA, in order to visualize the pancreatic and biliary duct system by retrograde injection of contrast media. Endoscopic (Vater) papillotomy (SPHINCTEROTOMY, ENDOSCOPIC) may be performed during this procedure.