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Chronic subdural hematoma in adults: why does it occur more often in males than females? Influence of patient's sexual gender on occurrence.

@article{Kanat2010ChronicSH,
  title={Chronic subdural hematoma in adults: why does it occur more often in males than females? Influence of patient's sexual gender on occurrence.},
  author={Ayhan Kanat and Selim Kayaci and Uğur Yazar and Hizir Kazdal and Yuksel Terzi},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgical sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={
          99-103
        }
}
AIM Chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) is a very common condition seen usually in the later stages of life. The goal of this study was to determine whether there is any influence of patient's sexual gender on occurrence of that hematoma. METHODS The study was carried out on 76 consecutive adult patients (40-93-year-old, main 70.86) who underwent surgery for CSDH. The relationship between sex and occurrence was studied. The CSDH series appeared in the literature was also reviewed. Throughout the… CONTINUE READING

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