intraventricular hemorrhage


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in·tra·ven·tric·u·lar hem·or·rhage

extravasation of blood into the ventricular system of the brain.

in·tra·ven·tric·u·lar hem·or·rhage

(IVH) (in'tră-ven-trik'yū-lăr hem'ŏr-ăj)
Type of intracranial hemorrhage primarily affecting premature babies.

Intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH)

A condition in which blood vessels within the brain burst and bleed into the hollow chambers (ventricles) normally reserved for cerebrospinal fluid and into the tissue surrounding them.
Mentioned in: Prematurity

in·tra·ven·tric·u·lar hem·or·rhage

(in'tră-ven-trik'yū-lăr hem'ŏr-ăj)
Extravasation of blood into ventricular system of brain.
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Intraventricular hemorrhage in premature infants: mechanism of disease.
The diagnosis, management, and postnatal prevention of intraventricular hemorrhage in the preterm neonate.
OR: odda ratio; CI: confidence interval; IVH: intraventricular hemorrhage.
Children with high neurological risk have more than two risk factors in medical history, with clinical risk factors such as the syndrome of irritation, apathy, spasticity or dystonia, clearly abnormal general movements, premature infants with cystic periventricular leukomalacia, full-term infants with subcortical leukomalacia, infants with intraventricular hemorrhage stage IV and complicated stage III, or infants with perinatal infarction.
Intraventricular hemorrhage and hydrocephalus in premature newborns: A prospective study with CT.
After a rat intraventricular hemorrhage model had been established, immediate treatment with edaravone reduced lipid peroxidation and cerebral edema following intraventricular hemorrhage; continuous treatment for 2 days significantly improved memory impairment and learning [183].
Cerebral vasospasm associated with intraventricular hemorrhage.
Intraventricular hemorrhage is the most dangerous type of ICH for the life of patients.
and in addition, a "suspicio[n]" of a grade II intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH), a condition that may be associated with a traumatic delivery.
CT without contrast was performed upon admission that revealed moderate intraventricular hemorrhage, small intraparenchymal hemorrhage, and mild subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Premature infants can suffer respiratory distress, intraventricular hemorrhage, and even cerebral palsy.

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