Corticosteroid treatment compared with surgery in chronic subdural hematoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Affiliation

Department of Neurosurgery, Erasmus MC Stroke Centre, Erasmus Medical Centre, 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, Dr. Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. [Email]

Abstract

There is an ongoing debate on the role of corticosteroids in the treatment of chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH). This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of corticosteroids for the treatment of CSDH compared to surgery.

Keywords

Burr hole,Chronic subdural hematoma,Corticosteroids,Medical management,Nonsurgical treatment,