12 Treatments for Chronic Subdural Hematoma

Overview

A chronic subdural hematoma (SDH) is a pool (or collection) of blood on the brain's surface under the dura, which is the outer covering of the brain. It usually begins forming several days or weeks after bleeding initially starts. This ble[read article]

Tests for Chronic Subdural Hematoma

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A cranial CT scan of the head is a diagnostic tool used to create detailed pictures of the skull, brain, paranasal sinuses, and eye sockets. CT stands for computed ...  More
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the head is a painless, noninvasive test that produces detailed images of your brain and brain stem. The test is carried out wit...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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A serum hemoglobin test measures the amount of free-floating hemoglobin in your blood serum. Serum is the liquid that is left over from your blood plasma when the r...  More
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A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues f...  More
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A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is a noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of your body. It allows doctors to se...  More
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Whether you're going to see your doctor for a routine checkup or are admitted to the hospital, your doctor needs information about how your body is functioning...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Chronic Subdural Hematoma

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Evacuation of Hematoma
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Craniotomy
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Trephining
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Decompression of Brain
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