volume 29, issue 2, P243-248 2014
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2014.967749
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Sang Hyo Kim, Jeong Hwan Lee, Wonil Joo, Chung Kee Chough, Hae Kwan Park, Kyung Jin Lee, Hyoung Kyun Rha

Abstract: The data did not examine established risk factors for post-operative hematoma, such as thrombocytopenia, anti-coagulant and anti-platelet therapy, and a history of heavy alcohol consumption and/or tobacco intake. Recognizing the limitations of the study, large intra-operative blood loss and wide craniotomy area are implicated with an increased risk of post-operative EDH after intracranial surgery.