Chronic Subdural Hematoma in Geriatric Patients — Factors Affecting Prognosis

  • Ch. Sprung
  • H. Collmann
  • E. Kazner
  • R. Duisberg
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 12)

Abstract

Chronic subdural hematoma is one of the most common disease entities in neurosurgical practice. Prognosis is generally good, even in geriatric patients, but both the pathogenesis and treatment of this condition are still matters of controversy. The current study deals with the factors which determine prognosis in chronic subdural hematoma in older patients.

Keywords

Attenuation Pneumonia Sedimentation Neurol Mannitol 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ch. Sprung
    • 1
  • H. Collmann
    • 1
  • E. Kazner
    • 1
  • R. Duisberg
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurochirurgische Klinik und PoliklinikUniversitätsklinikum Charlottenburg, Freie Universität BerlinBerlin 19Germany

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