Use of the original, modified, or new intracerebral hemorrhage score to predict mortality and morbidity after intracerebral hemorrhage

  • Cheung R
  • Zou L
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Abstract

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: A simple clinical scale of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), comprising the Glasgow Coma Scale score, age, infratentorial origin, ICH volume, and intraventricular hemorrhage, was recently shown to predict 30-day mortality. We studied how well the original ICH Score would predict morbidity and mortality and determined whether modification would improve the predictions. METHODS: Patients admitted to a regional hospital with acute ICH in 1999 were reviewed. Independent predictors of mortality or good outcome (modified Rankin score or=3 and

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  • Cerebral hemorrhage
  • Intracerebral hemorrhage
  • Outcome
  • Prognosis
  • Stroke assessment

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Authors

  • Raymond Tak Fai Cheung

  • Liang Yu Zou

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