Comparison of predictive scores of symptomatic intracerebral haemorrhage after stroke thrombolysis in a single centre

Symptomatic intracerebral haemorrhage following thrombolysis for ischaemic stroke causes significant morbidity and mortality. This study assessed which of four risk scores (SEDAN, HAT, GRASPS and SITS) best predicts symptomatic intracerebral haemorrhage.

Methods: Data from 431 patients treated at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (2003–2013) were extracted from a thrombolysis database. Score performance was compared using area under the curve.