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Cerebral hemorrhage following heart surgery.
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PMID:  1194934     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The authors report a study of the problem of intracranial hemorrhage in 16 children following cardiac surgery, four studied clinically, and 12 by postmortem pathological review. Eleven children sustained subdural hematomas of varying sizes, one had a massive extradural clot, and four had intracerebral clots. The pre-, intra-, and postoperative data of these 16 patients are presented, but the specific factors causing the intracranial hemorrhage remain unexplained. The neurological course was similar to that of patients with an intracranial space-occupying lesion, and fundamental neurosurgical management principles for the treatment of this potentially reversible process should be observed.
R P Humphreys; H J Hoffman; W T Mustard; G A Trusler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0022-3085     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurosurg.     Publication Date:  1975 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-02-09     Completed Date:  1976-02-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0253357     Medline TA:  J Neurosurg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  671-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anticoagulants / adverse effects
Cardiac Surgical Procedures*
Cerebral Hemorrhage / etiology*
Extracorporeal Circulation
Hematoma, Subdural / etiology
Hypothermia, Induced / adverse effects
Postoperative Complications / etiology*
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