Various surgical treatments of chronic subdural hematoma and outcome in 172 patients: is membranectomy necessary?

@article{Lee2004VariousST,
  title={Various surgical treatments of chronic subdural hematoma and outcome in 172 patients: is membranectomy necessary?},
  author={J Lee and Heinrich Ebel and Ralf-Ingo Ernestus and Norfrid Klug},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  year={2004},
  volume={61 6},
  pages={523-7; discussion 527-8}
}
BACKGROUND The initial surgical management of chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) is still controversial, and a standard therapy does not exist. Because of the advanced age and multiple medical problems of the patients, surgical therapy is frequently associated with complications. METHODS A retrospective study was performed on 172 patients with CSDH, comparing the efficacy of three different primary surgical methods: drainage of hematoma through two different burr-holes without membranectomy… CONTINUE READING

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