Clinical characteristics and outcome of brain abscess

@article{Brouwer2014ClinicalCA,
  title={Clinical characteristics and outcome of brain abscess},
  author={Matthijs C. Brouwer and Jonathan M. Coutinho and Diederik van de Beek},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2014},
  volume={82},
  pages={806 - 813}
}
Objective: To define clinical characteristics, causative organisms, and outcome, and evaluate trends in epidemiology and outcome of brain abscesses over the past 60 years. Methods: We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies on brain abscesses published between 1970 and March 2013. Studies were included if they reported at least 10 patients with brain abscesses, included less than 50% extra-axial CNS infections (empyema) without brain abscess, and did not solely report on… 

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