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  Postpartum Hemorrhage - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
About 4 percent of women have postpartum hemorrhage and it is more likely with a cesarean birth.
Hemorrhage may occur before or after the placenta is delivered.
The aim of treatment of postpartum hemorrhage is to find and stop the cause of the bleeding as quickly as possible.
www.chop.edu /consumer/your_child/condition_section_index.jsp?root_id=-8921&id=-8978   (787 words)

  
  Lifespan's A - Z Health Information Library - Intracerebral hemorrhage
An intracerebral hemorrhage is bleeding in the brain caused by the rupture of a blood vessel within the head.
The bleeding may be isolated to part of one hemisphere (lobar intracerebral hemorrhage) or it may occur in other brain structures, such as the thalamus, basal ganglia, pons, or cerebellum (deep intracerebral hemorrhage).
An intracerebral hemorrhage can be caused by a traumatic brain injury or abnormalities of the blood vessels (aneurysm or angioma).
www.lifespan.org /adam/healthillustratedencyclopedia/1/000796.html   (758 words)

  
  Subarachnoid Hemorrhage - Health Centers
Subarachnoid hemorrhage is bleeding?between the middle membrane covering of the brain and the brain itself.
Unlike the majority of hemorrhages that are caused by arterial ruptures, this type is thought to be caused by a ruptured vein or capillary.
Subarachnoid hemorrhage occurs when there is bleeding into the space between the brain and the arachnoid membrane (the middle membrane covering the brain).
www.thekansascitychannel.com /encyclopedia/6860604/detail.html   (1146 words)

  
 Obstetric Hemorrhage
Common causes of hemorrhage around the time of delivery include uterine atony, vaginal or cervical tears, retained fragments of placenta, placenta previa, placenta accreta and uterine rupture.
Hemorrhage and complications of cesarean delivery are the most common causes of maternal morbidity.
In all cases of active hemorrhage, the primary consideration is to ensure the mother is stable and not in jeopardy.
www.obfocus.com /high-risk/bleeding/hemorrhagepa.htm   (2942 words)

  
 Neuroimaging of Brain Hemorrhage
Accurate identification of acute hemorrhage is a critical step in planning appropriate therapy; the correct characterization of underlying pathology, such as neoplasia, vascular malformation, or infarction, is often of equal importance.
Primary hypertensive hemorrhage must be distinguished from cerebral infarction with secondary bleeding on both pathoanatomic and histopathologic grounds --despite the strong association of both with chronic arterial hypertension.
Hemorrhage due to amyloid angiopathy almost always occurs in the cerebral cortex and subcortical white matter, and lesions often contain a component of subarachnoid blood.
www.med.harvard.edu /AANLIB/hem.html   (2419 words)

  
 Spontaneous parenchymal cerebral hemorrhage Review
Intracerebral Hemorrhage (brain hemorrhage) is an important cause of stroke, especially in Asians and fls.
Amyloid angiopathy causes both single and recurrent lobar hemorrhages and is probably the most common cause of lobar hemorrhage in the elderly.
If the CAT scan shows that the cerebellar hemorrhage is compressing the brain stem or causing hydrcephalus then surgical interventions which include lateral ventricle decompression, clot removal or posterior fossa decompression is indicated.
www.doctorslounge.com /neurology/diseases/cerebral_hemorrhage.htm   (471 words)

  
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Various endocrine and metabolic responses are induced after hemorrhage to maintain the constancy of the internal environment, and induction of cytokines to hemorrhage is one of these host defense responses.
The vitreous hemorrhage may be the result of an aneurysm of a blood vessel in the eye, trauma to the eye, a retinal tear, a retinal detachment, a new blood vessel (neo-vascularization) or as a result of another underlying disease state.
The intraocular hemorrhage may be difficult to diagnose immediately because the ophthalmologist is restricted from dilating the patient for neurologic monitoring.
www.lycos.com /info/hemorrhage--bleeding.html   (698 words)

  
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Prior to pars plana vitrectomy, the removal of nonclearing vitreous hemorrhage was attempted by excising vitreous gel through the pupillary aperture using cellulose sponges and scissors via a corneoscleral incision, which was coined “open-sky” vitrectomy by Kasner.
Deaths from adrenal hemorrhage are frequently attributed to massive blood loss in the neonate and adrenal insufficiency in the adult.
Of the five deaths from variceal hemorrhage in the TIPS group, one was caused by multiorgan dysfunction and bleeding gastric varices that occurred before the patient could be transferred to the Medical College of Virginia.
www.lycos.com /info/hemorrhage--patients.html?page=2   (672 words)

  
 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Hemorrhagic stroke
About 20% of strokes are hemorrhagic -- but the other 80% are caused by the opposite problem: too little blood reaching an area of the brain, which is usually due to a clot that has blocked a blood vessel.
The most important test to confirm the presence of a brain hemorrhage is a CT scan, which provides pictures of the brain.
A person having a hemorrhagic stroke may be unable to protect the airway during coughing or sneezing because of impaired consciousness.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/000761.htm   (1913 words)

  
 Postpartum Hemorrhage - Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
About 4 percent of women have postpartum hemorrhage and it is more likely with a cesarean birth.
Hemorrhage may occur before or after the placenta is delivered.
The aim of treatment of postpartum hemorrhage is to find and stop the cause of the bleeding as quickly as possible.
www.lpch.org /DiseaseHealthInfo/HealthLibrary/hrpregnant/postpart.html   (846 words)

  
 ISTA :: Conditions :: Vitreous Hemorrhage
The immediate consequence of a vitreous hemorrhage is a reduction in the amount of light that can pass through the normally clear vitreous humor to the retina.
The effects of a hemorrhage can be limited to a few dark spots in vision or, in the case of a severe vitreous hemorrhage, can result in completely obscured vision.
Hemorrhage density can vary significantly between patients who experience vitreous hemorrhage, but even a mild hemorrhage indicates the existence of a serious problem.
www.istavision.com /conditions/conditions_vitreous.asp   (557 words)

  
 Subarachnoid hemorrhage | Health Library | Walgreens
Subarachnoid hemorrhage is bleeding between the middle membrane covering of the brain and the brain itself.
Unlike the majority of hemorrhages that are caused by arterial ruptures, this type is thought to be caused by a ruptured vein or capillary.
Subarachnoid hemorrhage occurs when there is bleeding into the space between the brain and the arachnoid membrane (the middle membrane covering the brain).
www.walgreens.com /library/contents.jsp?docid=000701&doctype=1   (995 words)

  
 Hemorrhage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hemorrhage (uterus, bowels, lungs): Use the infusion or decoction of bayberry alone, or in combination with suitable stimulants (cayenne, ginger, etc.).
Hemorrhage of Lungs and Salivary Glands: Chew rhizome or root of Jamaica Ginger.
Hemorrhage after Childbirth: (For the Midwife) If you experience hemorrhage, which is defined as more than two cups of blood, either seeping slowly or gushing out, the first thing you should do is work the uterus externally, kneading the belly until the uterus maintains its shape.
www.herballegacy.com /id100.htm   (867 words)

  
 Subarachnoid hemorrhage Encyclopedia of Medicine - Find Articles
A subarachnoid hemorrhage is an abnormal and very dangerous condition in which blood collects beneath the arachnoid mater, a membrane that covers the brain.
Spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhages occur with little or no warning and are frequently caused by ruptured aneurysms or blood vessel abnormalities in the brain.
Spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhages are often due to an aneurysm (a bulge or sac-like projection from a blood vessel) which bursts.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_g2601/is_0013/ai_2601001311   (974 words)

  
 Iowa Neonatology Handbook: Intracranial Hemorrhage
Determination of the extent of hemorrhage is important since most follow-up studies have found that the probability of neurologic morbidity (cognitive, motor, etc.) is high (>50% depending upon the study) for more extensive hemorrhage (grade III and IV).
Many hemorrhages will be clinically silent, and very few hemorrhages have a catastrophic presentation (e.g., profound alteration in neurologic state, hypotension, apnea, bulging fontanel, drop in hematocrit, etc.).
Once a hemorrhage has been identified by screening ultrasound, the pediatric house officer then becomes responsible for ordering ultrasounds on a weekly basis until it is clear that the hemorrhage has resolved and that there has been no progression of ventricular size.
www.uihealthcare.com /depts/med/pediatrics/iowaneonatologyhandbook/neurology/hemorrhage.html   (1579 words)

  
 InteliHealth:
A subarachnoid hemorrhage is bleeding from a damaged artery at the surface of the brain.
When a subarachnoid hemorrhage is caused by a ruptured saccular aneurysm, the aneurysm usually is located where a blood vessel branches from one of these large arteries.
Subarachnoid hemorrhages commonly cause arteries nearest to the site of bleeding to spasm and become narrower, so medicines such as nimodipine may be used to partially protect you against this reaction.
www.intelihealth.com /IH/ihtIH/WSIHW000/9339/10819.html   (1876 words)

  
 eMedicine - Cerebellar Hemorrhage : Article by J Stephen Huff, MD
Hemorrhage into tumor, blood dyscrasias, amyloid angiopathy, arteriovenous malformations, trauma, and sympathomimetic abuse are less common causes of CH.
The hemorrhage is remote from the surgical site or anatomic defect and is thought to result from transient occlusion or rupture of superior cerebellar bridging veins.
Schievink WI, Maya MM: Quadriplegia and cerebellar hemorrhage in spontaneous intracranial hypotension.
www.emedicine.com /neuro/topic51.htm   (1998 words)

  
 Voice Disorders - Hemorrhage
It does not take a lot of blood to cause a vocal fold hemorrhage, so this kind of bleeding is in no way a risk to a person’s overall health or life.
It is typical for a hemorrhage to happen as a result of a specific event that required strenuous voice use, like a musical performance, or speaking over the noise at a party or cheering at a baseball game.
Repeated hemorrhage, on the other hand, always has an underlying cause, be it a harmful voice behavior or an irregularity on the vocal fold.
www.voicemedicine.com /hemorrhage.htm   (531 words)

  
 Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Sensorimotor deficits were observed in patients with medial thalamic hemorrhage (moderate in small hemorrhages and severe in large hemorrhages because of involvement of the adjacent internal capsule).
The development of intracranial hemorrhage in daily routine MR imaging is described and documented to serve as a guide of the model situation for the use of the physician
Patients with cerebellar hemorrhage >3 cm in diameter who are neurologically deteriorating or who have brain stem compression and hydrocephalus from ventricular obstruction should have surgical removal of the hemorrhage as soon as possible (levels of evidence III through V, grade C recommendation).
www.ispub.com /ostia/index.php?xmlFilePath=journals/ijanp/vol4n2/ich.xml   (6398 words)

  
 Cerebral hemorrhage
Approximately 15% to 20% of strokes are due to rupture of blood vessels with intracerebral or subarachnoid hemorrhage.
The three major causes of hemorrhagic stroke are hypertension, ruptured arterial aneurysms, and arteriovenous malformations.
The clinical hallmark of subarachnoid hemorrhage from a ruptured IA is a sudden severe headache without focal neurological deficits.
neuropathology.neoucom.edu /chapter2/chapter2cCerebralhemorrhage.html   (857 words)

  
 Subarachnoid hemorrhage
Subarachnoid hemorrhage is bleeding between the middle membrane covering of the brain and the brain itself.
Unlike the majority of hemorrhages that are caused by arterial ruptures, this type is thought to be caused by a ruptured vein or capillary.
Subarachnoid hemorrhage occurs when there is bleeding into the space between the brain and the arachnoid membrane (the middle membrane covering the brain).
www.healthscout.com /ency/article/000701.htm   (287 words)

  
 Subarachnoid Hemorrhage of Unknown Etiology
Patients with so-called angiogram-negative subarachnoid hemorrhage are at risk for any of the potential complications seen in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Most patients with angiogram-negative subarachnoid hemorrhage are treated with the calcium channel antagonist Nimodipine¬ģ for 21 days to lessen the risk of a permanent delayed neurologic deficit.
A high percentage of patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage present acutely complaining of the sudden onset of the worst headache of their life.
neurosurgery.mgh.harvard.edu /Neurovascular/v-w-94-1.htm   (1282 words)

  
 Postnatal phenobarbitone for the prevention of intraventricular hemorrhage in preterm infants
Intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) is a major complication of preterm birth and large hemorrhages or hemorrhages associated with parenchymal brain lesions have a high rate of disability (Vohr 1989).
Although ultrasound diagnosis of germinal matrix hemorrhage is not perfect with sensitivity of 61 % and specificity 78%, the diagnosis of intraventricular hemorrhage shows high sensitivity (91%) and specificity (81%) as does diagnosis of parenchymal hemorrhage (sensitivity 82 % and specificity 97%) (Hope 1988).
Reduction in incidence of periventricular intraventricular hemorrhages in hypertensive newborn beagles pretreated with phenobarbital.
www.nichd.nih.gov /cochrane/whitelaw1/whitelaw.htm   (5578 words)

  
 Intraventricular Hemorrhage - My Child Has - Children's Hospital Boston
Intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) is bleeding inside or around the ventricles, the spaces in the brain containing the cerebral spinal fluid.
Intraventricular hemorrhage is most common in premature babies, especially very low birthweight babies weighing less than 1,500 grams (3 pounds, 5 ounces).
It is thought that it happens when there is too little oxygen going to the brain with a difficult or traumatic birth, or from complications after delivery.
www.childrenshospital.org /az/Site1185/mainpageS1185P0.html   (497 words)

  
 Eye Conditions > Vitreous Hemorrhage -- EyeMDLink.com
Vitreous hemorrhage is a condition of intraocular (inside the eye) bleeding that usually presents with sudden vision loss, frequently with complaints of floaters or "spots" in the vision.
Posterior vitreous separation (separation of the vitreous humor from the retina), common in the middle-aged and elderly, occasionally produces a torn retinal vessel, and therefore a vitreous hemorrhage.
Central or branch retinal vein occlusions may produce vitreous hemorrhage, and are most common in patients with high blood pressure or diabetes.
www.eyemdlink.com /Condition.asp?ConditionID=506   (299 words)

  
 Subarachnoid hemorrhage
A subarachnoid hemorrhage is an abnormal and very dangerous condition in which blood collects beneath the arachnoid mater, a membrane that covers the brain.
Spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhages are often due to an aneurysm (a bulge or sac-like projection from a blood vessel) which bursts.
In cases of hemorrhage, the constriction is prompted by chemical signals from the escaped blood as it breaks down.
www.healthatoz.com /healthatoz/Atoz/ency/subarachnoid_hemorrhage.jsp   (1849 words)

  
 Vitreous Hemorrhage
Other common causes of vitreous hemorrhage are retinal tears, and trauma.
During vitrectomy, fine instruments are placed inside the eye to remove the vitreous gel and hemorrhage and replace it with a sterile saline solution.
This procedure allows a rapid visual recovery in most cases and is often accompanied by laser treatment or other procedures to treat the cause of the hemorrhage and reduce the likelihood of recurrence.
www.focusonretina.com /vit_hem.htm   (369 words)

  
 Subconjunctival hemorrhage (broken blood vessel in eye) - MayoClinic.com
The conjunctiva can't absorb the blood quickly, so you're left with the equivalent of a bruise, except the blood is trapped under this transparent surface instead of the skin.
This may create a rather frightening picture, but a subconjunctival hemorrhage is usually a harmless condition that disappears within 10 to 14 days.
Subconjunctival hemorrhage often occurs without any injury to the eye, or it may be the result of a strong sneeze or cough causing a broken blood vessel.
www.mayoclinic.com /health/subconjunctival-hemorrhage/DS00867/METHOD=displayFull   (309 words)

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