Craniotomy for acute subdural hematoma in the elderly: not as bad as you thought.

@article{Valadka2012CraniotomyFA,
  title={Craniotomy for acute subdural hematoma in the elderly: not as bad as you thought.},
  author={Alex B. Valadka and Julie M Sprunt},
  journal={World neurosurgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={78 3-4},
  pages={231-2}
}
S o s 3 s a I ncreasing age is associated with worse outcome from virtually all illnesses. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is no exception. Numerous investigations report the disproportionate influence hat a few key variables have on outcome after TBI, of which age is mong the most significant (4, 6, 9-11, 20, 23). Other important actors include initial Glasgow Coma Scale score (either total score r only the motor component), pupillary response, and computed omography (CT) scan characteristics (3… CONTINUE READING