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Unformatted text preview: Learning Issue: Hemorrhagic Cerebral Vascular Accident Name: Jacey Grant Definition Intracerebral hemorrhage and hemorrhagic stroke are used interchangably Intracerebral hemorrhage accounts for 10-15% of all stroke Etiology Hypertension (60%) Cerebral amyloidosis (10%) Coagulopathies Anticoagulant therapy Thrombolytic therapy Cocaine and other sympathomimetic drugs Arteriovenous malformation Intracranial aneurysm Vasculitis Intracranial neoplasm Risk Factors/ epidemiology Advanced age the risk of stroke increases with age Cocaine or other sympathomimetic drugs History of prior stroke Stroke is the leading killer and disabler (3 rd leading cause of death and 1 st leading cause of disability) Mortality rate for hemorrhagic stroke is 40-80% African Americans have a higher incidence of hemorrhagic and ischemic strokes than other races in the US Incidence of hemorrhagic stroke in the Japanese population is increased Pathophys...
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