Anticoagulation therapy a risk factor for the development of chronic subdural hematoma.

OBJECTIVE Chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) is a common disease among the elderly and with increasing incidence we have chosen to focus on associations between development and recurrence of CSDH and anticoagulation and/or antiplatelet agent therapy. METHODS We conducted a retrospective review of 239 patients undergoing surgery for CSDH over a period of six… CONTINUE READING