Surgical intervention in supratentorial spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage

Takeaway

  • Surgical intervention improves rates of good outcome and reduces risk of death in patients with supratentorial spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (sICH).

Why this matters

  • Trials investigating the role of surgery in the treatment of sICH have provided mixed results, potentially owing to lack of consideration of time from symptom onset to start of surgical intervention.

  • The use of surgery in sICH will remain controversial until robust evidence can be produced.