Causes of death in survivors of intracerebral hemorrhage

Takeaway

  • Infection is the leading cause of death in people who have survived spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH).

  • Risk of death in ICH is impacted by many factors including comorbidities, age, and gender.

Why this matters

    Long-term outcomes in ICH survivors could be improved through the implementation of appropriate prevention strategies for individual patients.