Coagulopathy and outcome in patients with chronic subdural haematoma.

  title={Coagulopathy and outcome in patients with chronic subdural haematoma.},
  author={Stefan K{\"o}nig and Ursula Schick and J{\"o}rg D{\"o}hnert and Axel Goldammer and H-E Vitzthum},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  volume={107 2},
OBJECTIVE The coincidence of coagulatopathy and chronic subdural haematoma (CSH) requires correction of coagulation to facilitate surgery. We investigated the correlation between coagulopathy and outcome in CSH patients. MATERIAL AND METHODS We analysed past medical history, surgical treatment and coagulation parameters of 114 patients. RESULTS Coagulation disorders were found in 42%. Preoperative treatment with prothrombin complex concentrate was necessary in 14%. A significant difference… CONTINUE READING