Seizures after evacuation of subdural hematomas: incidence, risk factors, and functional impact.

@article{Rabinstein2010SeizuresAE,
  title={Seizures after evacuation of subdural hematomas: incidence, risk factors, and functional impact.},
  author={Alejandro Rabinstein and Seung Young Chung and Leslie A Rudzinski and Giuseppe Lanzino},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={112 2},
  pages={455-60}
}
OBJECT The purpose of this study was to evaluate the incidence of seizures or epileptiform abnormalities on electroencephalography (EEG) studies in patients undergoing surgical treatment for acute subdural hematoma (SDH). METHODS This was a retrospective study of 134 consecutive patients with acute or acute-on-chronic SDH who underwent surgical treatment at the authors' institution between January 2004 and July 2008. Detailed information was collected regarding baseline clinical data… CONTINUE READING