Chronic subdural hematoma—Craniotomy versus burr hole trepanation

@article{Mondorf2009ChronicSH,
  title={Chronic subdural hematoma—Craniotomy versus burr hole trepanation},
  author={Yvonne Mondorf and Muaath Abu-Owaimer and Michael Robert Gaab and Joachim M. K. Oertel},
  journal={British Journal of Neurosurgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={23},
  pages={612 - 616}
}
The authors present a series of more than 200 surgical procedures for chronic subdural hematoma in a 5-year-period. Clinical presentation and neurosurgical treatment were regarded with a special focus on the surgical technique. Between March 2003 and July 2008, 193 patients (113 male and 80 female, mean age 72.5 yrs [range 26–97 yrs]) suffering from chronic subdural hematoma were retrospectively analyzed. One-hundred-fifty-one craniotomies and 42 burr holes were performed. Forty-two craniotomy… 

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