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Chronic subdural hematomas: single or double burr hole-results of a randomized study.
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PMID:  24831368     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
AIM: To analyze the analysis of recurrence rates of single versus double burr holes in patients with subacute and chronic subdural hematomas. MATERIAL and
METHODS: The study was a prospective randomized controlled trial on patients with subacute and chronic subdural hematomas. Collections with membranes or septae were excluded from the study. A written consent was taken from the patient or patient party after explaining the procedure. A total of 254 patients were enrolled in the study over a period of 18-months in the Department of Neurosurgery, Sheri-Kashmir-Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir.
RESULTS: Recurrence rates in single and double-burr-hole groups were 6.15% and 4.83% respectively, which was not statistically significant.
CONCLUSION: Most of the subdural hematomas can be dealt by single burr-hole drainage.
Authors:
Khursheed Nayil; Ramzan Altaf; Yawar Shoaib; Abrar Wani; Masood Laharwal; Amer Zahoor
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Turkish neurosurgery     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1019-5149     ISO Abbreviation:  Turk Neurosurg     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-05-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9423821     Medline TA:  Turk Neurosurg     Country:  Turkey    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  246-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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