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  • Luostarinen, Teemu; Satopää, Jarno; Skrifvars, Markus B.; Reinikainen, Matti; Bendel, Stepani; Curtze, Sami; Sibolt, Gerli; Martinez-Majander, Nicolas; Raj, Rahul (2020)
    Background The benefits of early surgery in cases of superficial supratentorial spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) are unclear. This study aimed to assess the association between early ICH surgery and outcome, as well as the cost-effectiveness of early ICH surgery. Methods We conducted a retrospective, register-based multicenter study that included all patients who had been treated for supratentorial spontaneous ICH in four tertiary intensive care units in Finland between 2003 and 2013. To be included, patients needed to have experienced supratentorial ICHs that were 10-100 cm(3)and located within 10 mm of the cortex. We used a multivariable analysis, adjusting for the severity of the illness and the probability of surgical treatment, to assess the independent association between early ICH surgery (