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    Subarachnoid Haemorrhage Conditions

    Subarachnoid Haemorrhage, What is subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH)? An SAH occurs when there is bleeding around the brain into the subarachnoid space. , subarachnoid ha...

    Subarachnoid Haemorrhage Professional

    Subarachnoid Haemorrhage, Subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) is usually the result of bleeding from a berry aneurysm in the Circle of Willis. , subarachnoid haemorrhage headac...

    Infantile Intraventricular Haemorrhage Professional

    Infantile Intraventricular Haemorrhage, Synonym: periventricular haemorrhage Intraventricular haemorrhage (IVH) is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in i...

    Subconjunctival Haemorrhage Conditions

    Subconjunctival Haemorrhage, This bleed is called a subconjunctival haemorrhage. What causes a subconjunctival haemorrhage? In the vast majority of cases there is no...

    Vitreous Haemorrhage Conditions

    Vitreous Haemorrhage, What is vitreous haemorrhage? Vitreous haemorrhage occurs when blood leaks into the vitreous humour inside the eye. , diabetic eye disease retinal v...

    Antepartum Haemorrhage Professional

    Antepartum Haemorrhage, Epidemiology In the 2009-2012 UK and Ireland Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths and Morbidities (MBRRACE) Report, the mortality rate due to obstetric h...

    Postpartum Haemorrhage Professional

    Postpartum Haemorrhage, Primary postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is loss of blood estimated to be >500 ml, from the genital tract, within 24 hours of delivery (the most common obstetric ha...

    Subconjunctival Haemorrhage Professional

    Subconjunctival Haemorrhage, Overall they are most commonly found in the inferior conjunctiva but traumatic subconjunctival haemorrhages are more common in the temporal area [ 6 ] . ...

    Vitreous Haemorrhage Professional

    Vitreous Haemorrhage, This includes post-laser or post-vitrectomy recurrent vitreous haemorrhages, vitreous haemorrhage in Tersons' syndrome or after acute PVD and h...

    Brain Tumours in Adults Professional

    Brain Tumours in Adults, Complications Acute haemorrhage into a tumour. Blockage of cerebrospinal fluid outflow, causing hydrocephalus. Sudden death may occur as a result of...

    Brain Cancer and Brain Tumours Conditions

    Brain Cancer and Brain Tumours, How common are brain tumours? Non-cancerous (benign) brain tumours and cancerous (malignant) primary brain tumours are u...

    Head Injuries Conditions

    Boggy scalp swelling (more than 5 cm size in children) may indicate a skull fracture and increased risk of brain haemorrhage. Read more about the symptoms of head injury. What shou...

    Summary Symptoms Assessment Aftercare

    Hyponatraemia Conditions

    No abnormalities of body fluid (euvolaemia) - resulting in excess antidiuretic hormone Neurological: brain tumour, brain trauma, multiple sclerosis, systemic lupus erythema...

    Summary Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Complications

    Anaesthesia - Death or Brain Damage Conditions

    Anaesthesia - Death or Brain Damage, Sometimes these feelings can carry on for a few days or weeks after the operation but this does not mean that your brain has been damaged. ...

    Summary Risk Death Brain damage Prevention

    Apolipoproteins Professional

    Apo E epsilon 4 is also associated with poor outcome after traumatic brain injury and brain haemorrhage. [ 20 ] Apolipoprotein H (apo H) [ 23 ] Also called glycoprote...

    Premature Babies and their Problems Professional

    They are susceptible to intraventricular brain haemorrhage with serious long-term effects. All these are problems faced by the neonatologist in the Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) but, wh...

    Beauty, brains - or both? Blog

    Beauty, brains - or both?

    Brain Tumours in Children Professional

    Brain Tumours in Children, A small peak in incidence of brain tumours in early childhood drops to a minimum in teenage years. Most childhood brain tumours (70-80%) are infra...

    Brain Natriuretic Peptide Professional

    Brain Natriuretic Peptide, Synonym: B-type natriuretic peptide Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels increase markedly in left ventricular dysfunction and the level in heart ...

    Temozolomide for brain cancer (Temodal, Temomedac) Medicines

    Temozolomide for brain cancer (Temodal, Temomedac), About temozolomide Type of medicine An anti-cancer medicine Used for Certain types of brain cancer Also called T...

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