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Traumatic posterior fossa extradural hematomas. A report of 22 new cases surgically treated and a review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1950225     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This study reports and discusses clinical and neuroradiological findings in 22 new cases of posterior fossa epidural hematomas (PFEDHs), all of whom underwent surgical treatment after having suffered an occipital head trauma. The authors emphasize the importance of serial CT scans in establishing prompt diagnosis and treatment and in reducing the rates of morbidity (15.7%) and mortality (13.6%).
Authors:
C Rivano; M Altomonte; T Capuzzo; M Borzone
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Zentralblatt für Neurochirurgie     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0044-4251     ISO Abbreviation:  Zentralbl. Neurochir.     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-12-03     Completed Date:  1991-12-03     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0413646     Medline TA:  Zentralbl Neurochir     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  77-82     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Neurosurgical Clinic, University of Genoa.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Brain Damage, Chronic / mortality,  radiography
Brain Injuries / mortality,  radiography,  surgery*
Child
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Hematoma, Epidural, Cranial / mortality,  radiography,  surgery*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications / mortality*,  radiography
Survival Rate
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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