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STICH

Cardiology A clinical trial–Surgical Treatment for IntraCerebral Hemorrhage

STICH

Acronym for Surgical Trial in Intracerebral Haemorrhage, an international randomised trial designed to compare the results of early surgery and conservative treatment in cases of spontaneous supratentorial haematomas. A trial report in 2005 suggested that early surgery offered no benefit, but technical advances in surgery are thought likely to challenge this view.
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Generally speaking, Horace is restrained in his use of elision (this applies to both his lyric and his stichic hexameters).
The meter was used, e.g., by Aristophanes, as a stichic length (measured by line rather than by stanza) as well as in strophic verse.
The epic is nonstanzaic (or stichic) and thus creates a strong sense of linear development, whereas the ballad, a much shorter form, is stanzaic and thus balances lyric and narrative elements.
(3) On stichic hendecasyllables in Hellenistic poetry see R.
West divides the musical corpus into three formal types: stichic, strophic, and free astrophic, and provides examples and comments for each type.