More neurosurgeons needed for brain bleeds among elderly, vets

March 20, 2015 5:31 PM

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According to the study by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center, published Friday in the Journal of Neurosurgery, the expected increase in SDH cases may cause a shortage of hospitals and neurosurgeons throughout the country.

The findings show that subdural hemorrhage, or subdural hematoma, is bleeding on the surface of the brain, caused by trauma to the head, that can accumulate over time.

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