Routine postoperative CT-scans after burr hole trepanation for chronic subdural hematoma – better before or after drainage removal?

B. Brokinkel, C. Ewelt, M. Holling, V. Hesselmann, W.L. Heindel, W. Stummer & B.R. Fischer
Objective: Chronic subdural hematoma (cSDH) is common and burr hole trepanation with subsequent inlay of a subdural drainage remains a safe surgical measure. Since performance of scheduled postoperative CT-scans before or after drainage removal is still controversial, we retrospectively analyzed the[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]