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Prospective, multicentre study of external ventricular drainage-related infections in the UK and Ireland.
OBJECTIVES: External ventricular drain (EVD) insertion is a common neurosurgical procedure. EVD-related infection (ERI) is a major complication that can lead to morbidity and mortality. In this study, we aimed to establish ...
Current epidemiology of cerebrospinal fluid shunt surgery in the UK and Ireland (2004-2013).
OBJECTIVES: To determine current epidemiology and clinical characteristics of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shunt surgery, including revisions. METHODS: A retrospective, multicentre, registry-based study was conducted based ...
Outcomes following surgery in subgroups of comatose and very elderly patients with chronic subdural hematoma.
Increasing age and lower pre-operative Glasgow coma score (GCS) are associated with worse outcome after surgery for chronic subdural haematoma (CSDH). Only few studies have quantified outcomes specific to the very elderly ...
Tsallis entropy as a biomarker for detection of Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease (AD) and other forms of dementia are one of the major public health and social challenges of our time because of the large number of people affected. Early diagnosis is important for patients and their ...