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Sequelae and Prognosis of Craniocerebral Trauma in Elderly People

  • A. Karimi-Nejad
  • W. Tritz
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 12)

Abstract

As life expectancy increases together with motorisation and the danger of accidents, and as medicine improves, the number of elderly people with craniocerebral injury (CCT) who are referred for neurosurgical treatment will continue to increase.

Keywords

Elderly People Head Injury Glasgow Coma Scale Subdural Hematoma Severe Head Injury 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Karimi-Nejad
    • 1
  • W. Tritz
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurochirurgische Universitätsklinik KölnKöln 41Germany

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