Conservative management of extradural haematomas

Acta Neurochir (Wien). 1993;120(1-2):47-52. doi: 10.1007/BF02001469.

Abstract

The personal experiences with a series of 57 conservatively treated extradural haematomas (EDH) are presented and the criteria for conservative management outlined. Main preconditions are absence of neurological deficit, close clinical supervision and repeated CT check-ups.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Glasgow Coma Scale
  • Head Injuries, Closed / diagnostic imaging
  • Head Injuries, Closed / therapy*
  • Hematoma, Epidural, Cranial / diagnostic imaging
  • Hematoma, Epidural, Cranial / therapy*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neurologic Examination
  • Remission, Spontaneous
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed