Reduction of fluid recurrence of chronic subdural hemoatomas by initial subdural pertoneal shunt implantation

Ramazan Dalkilic, Rupert Reichart & Rolf Kalff
Objective: Techniques that promote continued drainage after the immediate procedure and that may thus reduce residual fluid and prevent reaccumulation of chronic subdural hematoma are well established. The most common procedure is to place a burr hole with a subdural drain, maintained for 24 - 48 hours.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]