CSF xanthochromia: correlation with brain imaging and its usefulness as an out-of-hours test

@article{Ahmed2014CSFXC,
  title={CSF xanthochromia: correlation with brain imaging and its usefulness as an out-of-hours test},
  author={F. Ahmed and Stephen M Gibbons and Alia El-Kadiki},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Pathology},
  year={2014},
  volume={67},
  pages={736 - 738}
}
  • F. Ahmed, Stephen M Gibbons, Alia El-Kadiki
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Pathology
  • BACKGROUND Subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) is a spontaneous bleed into the subarachnoid space which is investigated by CT head and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) xanthochromia. [...] Key MethodMETHOD Discharge summaries and brain imaging of patients with positive xanthochromia screen were reviewed over 12 months retrospectively. Timings of CSF xanthochromia and hospital discharge of 30 consecutive patients with negative xanthochromia screen were also examined. Expand Abstract
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