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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 ...
Pathophysiology of chronic subdural haematoma: inflammation, angiogenesis and implications for pharmacotherapy.
Chronic subdural haematoma (CSDH) is an encapsulated collection of blood and fluid on the surface of the brain. Historically considered a result of head trauma, recent evidence suggests there are more complex processes ...
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 ...