Epilepsy in chronic subdural haematoma

  title={Epilepsy in chronic subdural haematoma},
  author={Gregory P Rubin and Zvi Harry Rappaport},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
We studied retrospectively 143 adult patients treated in our department from 1979 to 1991 for chronic subdural haematoma (SDH) in order to identify the incidence of seizures and the necessity for prophylactic anticonvulsant treatment. Furthermore, after review of the literature, we selected an additional 879 cases for comparison. Results indicated a low incidence of epilepsy. Before surgery 5.6% of patients in our series and 4.3% in the literature had epilepsy, whereas after surgery, the… CONTINUE READING


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