Efficacy of endovascular surgery for the treatment of acute epidural hematomas.

@article{Suzuki2004EfficacyOE,
  title={Efficacy of endovascular surgery for the treatment of acute epidural hematomas.},
  author={Sachio Suzuki and Masataka Endo and Akira Kurata and Taketomo Ohmomo and Hidehiro Oka and Takao Kitahara and Takashi Ohwada and Satoshi Utsuki and Kiyotaka Fujii},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={25 7},
  pages={1177-80}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Recent advances in the equipment and technology for endovascular surgery have led to an increasing number of patients undergoing this procedure to treat various lesions. The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of early-stage endovascular surgery to treat growing acute epidural hematomas (AEDHs). METHODS Over a period of 2.5 years, endovascular intervention was performed in nine patients with AEDHs, as shown by the extravasation of contrast medium and… CONTINUE READING