Chronic subdural haematoma

Authors: P. Stejskal;  M. Vaverka;  L. Hrabálek;  M. Hampl
Authors‘ workplace: Neurochirurgická klinika LF UP a FN Olomouc
Published in: Cesk Slov Neurol N 2019; 82(1): 25-29
Category: Review Article


Chronic subdural haematoma represents one of the most frequent dis­eases which we deal with in com­mon neurosurgical practice. Dia­gnosis of chronic subdural haematoma is usual­ly determined by a neurologist, but patients with this dia­gnosis are com­monly seen even by other specialists. The aim of this article is to provide a complete overview of etiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, dia­gnostics and treatment of this dis­ease with regard to up to date knowledge and authors‘ experience.

Key words:

chronic subdural haematoma – subdural effusion – hyperfibrinolysis – brain CT – burr-hole craniostomy

The authors declare they have no potential conflicts of interest concerning drugs, products, or services used in the study.

The Editorial Board declares that the manu­script met the ICMJE “uniform requirements” for biomedical papers.


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