adjuvant use of corticosteroids, added to surgery
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Ann Surg. 2013 Oct 3. [Epub ahead of print] Systematic Review
IN subdural hematoma, chronic The Use of
adjuvant use of corticosteroids, added to surgery
As Treatment, Acute
Is worse Than
no medical treatment added
To modify morbidity : corticosteroids increases it (OR 1.97). Percutaneous bedside twist-drill drainage produced results not different than operating room burr hole evacuation. Drains following drainage reduced recurrences (OR 0.46)