Survey of traumatic intracranial hemorrhage in Taiwan.

  title={Survey of traumatic intracranial hemorrhage in Taiwan.},
  author={Jia-Wei Lin and Shih-Han Tsai and Wan-Chen Tsai and Wen-Ta Chiu and Shu-Fen Chu and Chien-Min Lin and Che-Ming Yang and Ching-Chang Hung},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  volume={66 Suppl 2},
BACKGROUND Injury ranked third among the top 10 leading causes of death in Taiwan from 1964 to 1996 and is still among the top 10 presently. Among transportation accidents, motor vehicle-related injury had the highest incidence rate, often resulting in traumatic head injury. METHODS This survey was conducted from July 1, 1994, to June 30, 2002, and was collected from 55 major hospitals in Taiwan. A total of 90250 patients with TBI were enrolled, and 27585 cases were identified to have TIH. In… CONTINUE READING

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