Acute management of intracranial hemorrhage in patients receiving thrombolytic therapy: case reports.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Intracranial hemorrhage is an uncommon complication of antithrombotic therapy. We present two patients who suffered life-threatening intracranial bleeding as a complication of thrombolytic/anticoagulant treatment. Early diagnosis and treatment appear to be crucial factors for survival. We suggest an approach to perioperative management for intracranial hemorrhage resulting from antithrombotic therapy.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Eleff, SM; Borel, C; Bell, WR; Long, DM

Published Date

  • May 1990

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 26 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 867 - 869

PubMed ID

  • 2352604

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0148-396X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00006123-199005000-00022


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States