, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 374-387
Date: 06 Jul 2011

Treatment Targets in Intracerebral Hemorrhage


Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) imparts a higher mortality and morbidity than ischemic stroke. The therapeutic interventions that are currently available focus mainly on supportive care and secondary prevention. There is a paucity of evidence to support any one acute intervention that improves functional outcome. This chapter highlights current treatment targets for ICH based on the pathophysiology of the disease.