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Title: Primary intraventricular hemorrhage: clinical and neuropsychological findings in a prospective stroke series.
Austin Authors: Darby, David G;Donnan, Geoffrey A ;Saling, Michael M ;Walsh, K W;Bladin, Peter F 
Affiliation: Department of Neurology, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Issue Date: 1-Jan-1988
Publication information: Neurology; 38(1): 68-75
Abstract: Seven cases of primary intraventricular hemorrhage (PIVH) constituted 3.1% of intracerebral hemorrhages in a prospective stroke series of 2,950 patients. All patients collapsed suddenly and had a depressed state of consciousness. Focal signs, if present, were minimal and contralateral to the major site of hematoma. Angiography in four patients revealed three intracranial arteriovenous malformations and one moyamoya. We conclude that PIVH may be readily diagnosed radiologically and underlying vessel malformations should be sought by angiography. Survival is common (five of seven cases), but a severe amnesic state may be a persisting deficit.
Gov't Doc #: 3257294
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Brain.physiopathology
Cerebral Angiography
Cerebral Hemorrhage.etiology.physiopathology.psychology.radiography
Cerebral Ventricles
Cerebral Ventriculography
Cerebrovascular Disorders.etiology.physiopathology.psychology.radiography
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations.complications
Neuropsychological Tests
Prospective Studies
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
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