Successful treatment of traumatic acute posterior fossa subdural hematoma: report of two cases.

@article{Heimovi1999SuccessfulTO,
  title={Successful treatment of traumatic acute posterior fossa subdural hematoma: report of two cases.},
  author={Ivan He{\'c}imovi{\'c} and Goran Blagus and Branka Kristek and Marko Rukovanjski and Dj Vrankov{\'i}c},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  year={1999},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={
          247-51
        }
}
BACKGROUND Acute traumatic subdural hematoma of the posterior cranial fossa after a closed-head injury, excluding those in newborns, is a very rare clinical event. Generally, the outcome is poor and the overall mortality rate is high. METHODS Acute posttraumatic subdural hematomas of the posterior fossa associated with acute hydrocephalus in two patients were removed by standard suboccipital approach. Preoperatively, one patient was in a coma and the Glasgow Coma Score was 9 in another. CT… CONTINUE READING
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