Effectiveness of Endoscopic Surgery for Comatose Patients with Large Supratentorial Intracerebral Hemorrhages

@inproceedings{Yamashiro2015EffectivenessOE,
  title={Effectiveness of Endoscopic Surgery for Comatose Patients with Large Supratentorial Intracerebral Hemorrhages},
  author={Shigeo Yamashiro and Yasuyuki Hitoshi and Akimasa Yoshida and Jun-ichi Kuratsu},
  booktitle={Neurologia medico-chirurgica},
  year={2015}
}
To evaluate the effectiveness of endoscopic surgery for life-threatening large brain hemorrhage, we reviewed our empirical cases of comatose patients with large supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage. Among 35 patients with putaminal or subcortical hemorrhage that was evacuated endoscopically, 14 cases (40%) presented both findings of neurological grade IV for severity and hematoma volume exceeding 70 mL in the recent 3 years (endoscope group), whereas 8 cases with the same conditions were… CONTINUE READING