Traumatic Extra-Axial Hemorrhage in the Elderly

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Abstract

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the elderly (>65 years of age) presents unique medical, surgical, and ethical challenges that require enhanced trauma team and neurosurgical communication and collaboration to ensure optimal treatment decisions and outcome.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Neurosurgery, Allegheny General HospitalDrexel University College of MedicinePittsburghUSA

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