Low incidence of seizures in patients with chronic subdural haematoma.

  title={Low incidence of seizures in patients with chronic subdural haematoma.},
  author={Kikuo Ohno and Takamitsu Maehara and Kouichi Ichimura and Ryuta Suzuki and Kimiyoshi Hirakawa and Seiji Monma},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  volume={56 11},
A total of 129 patients treated for chronic subdural haematoma were studied retrospectively to evaluate the incidence of seizures. None of 73 patients who were given prophylactic antiepileptic drug treatment developed seizures. Only two of 56 patients not given prophylaxis, developed early postoperative seizures. In these two, surgical technique was thought to be responsible. One patient developed complex partial seizures preoperatively. The incidence of seizures was therefore low, and similar… CONTINUE READING


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