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Table 4 Outcomes of acute subdural hematoma patients quadrichotomized on the basis of presence of concomitant contusion

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

  Left ASDH w/ contusion Right ASDH w/ contusion p-value Left ASDH w/ contusion Right ASDH w/ contusion p-value
(n = 14) (n = 16) (n = 19) (n = 12)
Age 69.2 ± 12.9 59.7 ± 19.9 0.16 63.0 ± 19.4 70.7 ± 14.5 0.20
Preoperative GCS score 6.8 ± 3.3 5.8 ± 2.7 0.40 7.6 ± 4.8 8.4 ± 4.6 0.32
Volume of contusional ICH (mL) 14.7 ± 9.2 19.6 ± 21.0 0.43 N/A N/A N/A
Locations of contusional ICH F12, T3 F13, T4, others 2 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Concomitant ICH removal 2 (14%) 3 (19%) 1.00 N/A N/A N/A
Craniotomy: Craniectomy 1:13 0:16 1.00 10:9 7:5 0.95
Intractable brain swelling 10 (71%) 4 (25%) 0.03* 5 (26%) 2 (17%) 0.68
90-day mortality 11 (79%) 4 (25%) 0.009** 6 (32%) 4 (33%) 0.77
  1. *,**Statistically significant.
  2. 1 patient in left ASDH group and 2 patients in right ASDH group had multiple lobar contusions.
  3. ASDH: acute subdural hematoma; ICH: intracerebral hemorrhage; F: frontal lobe; GCS: Glasgow Coma Scale; N/A: not applicable; w/: with; w/o: without.