Revista Cubana de Cirugía
versão On-line ISSN 1561-2945
LACERDA GALLARDO, Ángel J; HERNANDEZ GUERRA, Oilén e DIAZ AGRAMONTE, Julio. Mortalidad por hemorragia subaracnoidea: Estudio anatomopatológico de 11 años. Rev Cubana cir [online]. 1999, vol.38, n.1, pp. 5-10. ISSN 1561-2945.
An observational and descriptive study of 53 patients who died due to subarachnoid hemorrhage and were attended at the General Hospital of Morón from January 1st, 1986, to December 31st, 1996, was conducted. Males were the most affected (54.72 %) as well as patients over 54 (62.26 %). The subarachnoid hemorrhage of undetermined cause was the most frequent (60.38 %), whereas that of aneurysmatic origin was the most found (35.85 %). 86.80 % of the patients died while receiving specialized attention, and only 7 (13.20 %) presented a picture of early death in the community. Anterior circulation was the most frequent localization of the aneurysms (95 %) and within them the middle cerebral artery (35 %) and the posterior communicating artery (25 %) were the most affected. Arterial hypertension was the most associated disease with subarachnoid hemorrhage (49.22 %), and the ventricular flooding the most frequent cause of death (2.27 %)
Palavras-chave : SUBARACHNOID HEMORRHAGE [mortality].