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Severe Head Injuries in Alcohol Abusers


Božić, Boris; Kogler, Andrej; Sajko, Tomislav; Kudelić, Nenad; Tonković, Vladimir
Severe Head Injuries in Alcohol Abusers // Acta clinica Croatica, 42 (2003), 4; 311-314 (međunarodna recenzija, članak, znanstveni)


Naslov
Severe Head Injuries in Alcohol Abusers

Autori
Božić, Boris ; Kogler, Andrej ; Sajko, Tomislav ; Kudelić, Nenad ; Tonković, Vladimir

Izvornik
Acta clinica Croatica (0353-9466) 42 (2003), 4; 311-314

Vrsta, podvrsta i kategorija rada
Radovi u časopisima, članak, znanstveni

Ključne riječi
Brain injuries ; surgery ; Brain injuries ; etiology ; Brain injuries ; epidemiology ; Alcohol drinking ; complications ; Risk factors ; Retrospective studies

Sažetak
The issue of severe head injuries in alcohol abusers is presented. During the 1993 - 2002 period, 3700 patients with a history of alcohol abuse were treated for severe head injuries at the University Department of Neurosurgery, Sestre milosrdnice University Hospital in Zagreb. The leading injury was brain concussion, followed by acute subdural hematoma. Severe head injury in alcohol abusers results in high mortality and morbidity in both younger and older population. The mortality rate in patients who underwent surgery ranged between 23% and 55%, and in those not operated on between 38% and 85%.

Izvorni jezik
Engleski

Znanstvena područja
Kliničke medicinske znanosti



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Ustanove
KBC "Sestre Milosrdnice"

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