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Table 1 Hemispheric differences in the demographics of patients with traumatic acute subdural hematoma treated surgically

From: Hemispheric differences in the surgical outcomes of patients with traumatic acute subdural hematoma

  Left ASDH Right ASDH p-value
(n = 33) (n = 28)
Age (y) 65.2 ± 17.0 65.5 ± 18.2 0.96
Male: Female 22:11 23:5 0.28
Preoperative GCS score 7.3 ± 4.3 7.0 ± 3.8 0.82
Cause of traumatic ASDH MVA 9, fall from height 3, ground-level fall 21 MVA 12, fall from height 3, ground-level fall 13 N/A
High-energy vs. Low-energy trauma 12:21 15:13 0.18
ASDH w/contusion vs. ASDH w/o contusion 14:19 16:12 0.25
Midline shift on CT scan (mm) 13.3 ± 5.9 12.0 ± 5.3 0.37
Anticoagulant/Antiplatelet use 10 (30%) 5 (18%) 0.41
Hypertension 10 (30%) 13 (46%) 0.20
Diabetics 3 (9%) 5 (18%) 0.27
  1. ASDH: acute subdural hematoma; CT: computed tomography; GCS: Glasgow Coma Scale; MVA: motor vehicle accident; N/A: not applicable.