Neurological Disorders

ISSN: 2329-6895

Open Access

Hadeer M Hassan

Department of Neurology, Cairo University, Egypt

  • Research Article   
    Role of Ultrasound in Diagnosis and Prediction of Outcome in Patients with Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage
    Author(s): Sandra M Ahmed*, Hanan A Amer, Hadeer M Hassan and Dalia M Labib

    Background Intracerebral hemorrhage, despite being less frequent than ischemic stroke, has a worst early outcome and poorer prognosis. Intracerebral hematoma (ICH) size is one of the important predictors of outcome. CT scan is the gold standard for diagnosis and follows up of ICH yet needs the patient to be moved to radiology department which can be difficult for some ICU patients. Bedside ultrasound can be a potential reliable tool for assessing ICH size. Aim Assessing the utility of ultrasound in diagnosing and predicting outcome of ICH Subjects and method Thirty patients with spontaneous ICH has been selected and diagnosed by CT scan of the brain. Brain transcranial sonography (TCS) was done just after the CT. Multiple clinical scales were done and correlated to hematoma size detected by TCS. Results The results showed excellent reliability for hematoma volume assessment using CT a.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/J Neurol Disord.2020.8.430

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