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Chronic subdural haematoma: a retrospective 232 cases review - a comparison of a single centre between a population aged under 75 and above 75 years old
S. Leuce2, H.D. Bade1, H. Pleș1,2
1“Victor Babeș” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timișoara, ROMANIA
2Emergency Clinical County Hospital Timișoara, ROMANIA
Chronic subdural haematoma represents a major problem in the neurosurgical field concerning population both under and above 75 years old. It is not only a matter of prevalence or pure statistics but it embodies true understanding of how the pathology affects older patients, their life expectancy and quality when reliable factors are implied such as comorbidities, relation with the moment of surgery, the existence of anticoagulation therapy, and many more. We target these challenges in a study on 232 cases of treated chronic subdural haematomas with impact on two major categories - those under and above 75 years old in the Neurosurgery Department, County Hospital “Pius Branzeu” Timisoara, Romania.

Key words: antithrombotics, chronic subdural haematoma, midline shift, older population