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Traumatic Intracranial Hemorrhages in Elderly People

  • F. Reuter
  • J. Warncke
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 17)

Abstract

Life expectancy has clearly increased in recent decades and with it that percentage of the population of the FRG who are aged 60 years and older. At present women at the age of 70 have a life expectancy of about 11.6 years and men an expectancy of about 9 years. At the age of 80 years women have a life expectancy of about 6.2 years and men an expectancy of about 5.2 years. In the FRG people older than 60 years constitute 19% of the total population, whereas in Berlin they account for 27%. Of them 70% are women and 30% are men.

Keywords

Subdural Hematoma Epidural Hematoma Severe Head Injury Midline Shift Intracranial Hematoma 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Reuter
    • 1
  • J. Warncke
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurochirurgische AbteilungKrankenhaus NeuköllnBerlin 47Germany

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