Delayed intracranial hemorrhage in the patient with blunt trauma on anticoagulant or antiplatelet agents: routine repeat head computed tomography is unnecessary.

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OBJECTIVE We postulate that in patients with blunt trauma on anticoagulant or antiplatelet agents, incidence and complication rate of delayed intracranial hemorrhage (DICH) after an initially negative head CT is low and routine repeat head CT is not warranted. DESIGN A retrospective, observational study performed from 2008 to 2012. PATIENTS A total of… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/02699052.2018.1441442

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