Acute subdural hematoma: nonsurgical management of selected patients.


There is a current trend toward nonsurgical therapy for small, minimally symptomatic acute subdural hematomas (ASDH), but data supporting such a scheme have been lacking. We evaluated 83 patients with minimally symptomatic ASDH (Glasgow Coma Scale scores of 11-15) and found 58 managed nonsurgically (70%) and 25 managed with craniotomy (30%). Patients… (More)


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