Recurrence of the Chronic Subdural Hematoma after Burr-Hole Drainage with or without Intraoperative Saline Irrigation

@inproceedings{Kim2014RecurrenceOT,
  title={Recurrence of the Chronic Subdural Hematoma after Burr-Hole Drainage with or without Intraoperative Saline Irrigation},
  author={Dennis Dong Hwan Kim and Hyun Hee Kim and Hyuk Jin Choi and In Ho Han and Won Ho Cho and Kyoung Hyup Nam},
  booktitle={Korean journal of neurotrauma},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE Although standard method has not been established for the chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH), burr-hole trephination and closed system drainage with or without irrigation has been widely accepted as the treatment of choice. The aim of this study is to analysis the post-operative recurrence rates after burr-hole trephination of the CSDH according to the conduction of irrigation. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed 184 patients with CSDH who underwent surgical treatment between January… CONTINUE READING
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