Traumatic brain injury in the elderly: considerations in a series of 103 patients older than 70.

@article{Gaetani2012TraumaticBI,
  title={Traumatic brain injury in the elderly: considerations in a series of 103 patients older than 70.},
  author={Paolo Gaetani and Martina Revay and Salvatore Sciacca and Federico Pessina and Enrico Aimar and Dahlia Levi and Emanuela Morenghi},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgical sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={231-7}
}
AIM Mortality and morbidity due to brain injury in the elderly population is a growing clinical problem: among older patients, those >70 years have a considerably higher risk both in terms of mortality and morbidity. Thereafter, the reasons influencing outcome have not been clearly examined: in the present study we addressed these questions considering the main clinical characteristics exerting a significant impact on the outcome of patients aged > 70, with emphasis for the severity of brain… CONTINUE READING

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