[Recurrent cases of chronic subdural hematoma--its clinical review and serial CT findings].

@article{Asano1992RecurrentCO,
  title={[Recurrent cases of chronic subdural hematoma--its clinical review and serial CT findings].},
  author={Yasushi Asano and Masahiro Hasuo and Ikuo Takahashi and S Shimosawa},
  journal={No to shinkei = Brain and nerve},
  year={1992},
  volume={44 9},
  pages={827-31}
}
Eighty-eight cases (114 hematomas) of chronic subdural hematoma (SDH) were treated surgically using irrigation with or without drainage. 13 cases (14.8%), 13 hematomas (11.4%) showed recurrence after the 1st operation. They were compared with non-recurrent cases using clinical reviews and serial CT findings. The result of the study showed that all of the patients in whom recurrence occurred were male and elderly (mean age 70.4 years). Many of these recurrences occurred in cases of bilateral SDH… CONTINUE READING

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