Elderly age as a prognostic marker of 1-year poor outcome for subarachnoid hemorrhage patients through its interaction with admission hydrocephalus.

@article{Degos2012ElderlyAA,
  title={Elderly age as a prognostic marker of 1-year poor outcome for subarachnoid hemorrhage patients through its interaction with admission hydrocephalus.},
  author={V Degos and Pierre-Antoine Gourraud and Virginie Trehel Tursis and Rachel Whelan and Chantal Colonne and Anne Marie Korinek and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Clarençon and A. -L. Boch and A Nouet and William L. Young and Christian C. Apfel and Louis Puybasset},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={117 6},
  pages={1289-99}
}
BACKGROUND An increasing number of elderly patients are treated for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Given that elderly age is associated with both poor outcome and an increased risk of hydrocephalus, we sought to investigate the interaction between age and hydrocephalus in outcome prediction. METHODS We enrolled 933 consecutive patients treated for subarachnoid hemorrhage between 2002 and 2010 and followed them for 1 yr after intensive care unit discharge. We first performed stepwise… CONTINUE READING

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