Chronic subdural hematoma in adults: why does it occur more often in males than females? Influence of patient's sexual gender on occurrence


KANAT A. , KAYACI S. , YAZAR U., KAZDAL H. , Terzi Y.

JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGICAL SCIENCES, vol.54, no.3, pp.99-103, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 54 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.99-103
  • Keywords: Hematoma, subdural, chronic, Male, Female, TWIST-DRILL CRANIOSTOMY, BURR-HOLE CRANIOSTOMY, RISK-FACTORS, SURGICAL-MANAGEMENT, DRAINAGE, RECURRENCE, SPACE

Abstract

Aim. Chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) is a very common condition seen usually in the later stages of life. The goal of this study was to determine whether there is any influence of patient's sexual gender on occurrence of that hematoma.