Table 3

Potential risk factors for mortality or poor outcome following surgical evacuation of ASDH in patients aged 60 years and above

Author, YearOutcomeInterventionRisk factors
AgeSexBase lineGCS/pupilsImagingMechanism of injuryOther intracranial injuriesTiming of surgeryCraniotomy vs DCAntithrombotic agents
Wilberger et al, 199120Mortality
GOS
SurgicalXXNXNNNXNN
Cagetti et al, 199221Mortality
GOS
SurgicalXXXXNNXNNN
Jamjoom, 199222GOSSurgicalNSXNSNSNSNSNSNN
Kotwica and Jakubowski, 199223GOSSurgicalXXNXXNXNNN
Massaro et al, 199624Mortality
GOS
DCXXNXXNXXNN
Koc et al, 199725Mortality
GOS
CraniotomyXXNXXNNNNN
Hanif et al, 200927Mortality
GOS
CraniotomyXXNXNXNNNN
Petridis et al, 200926Mortality
GOS
Craniotomy, DCXXNSSNSNSNNSNS
Taussky et al, 201228GOSCraniotomy, DCXXXXNNSNXXX
Hamed et al, 201640GOSCraniotomy, DCXNNXXNNXXX
Merzo et al, 201629Mortality
GOS
Craniotomy, DCXNXXNNNNXN
Raj et al, 201630MortalityCraniotomy, DCNSNSNSSNNSNNNNS
Benedetto et al, 201731GOSCraniotomySXXSSNNNXNS
McGinity et al, 201732GOSCraniotomy, DCNSNNSNSNSNNNNSNS
Won et al, 201733Mortality
GOS
Craniotomy, DCXXXSXNNXNX
Monsivais et al, 201834MortalityCraniotomy, DCSNNSSNNSNXSNS
Akbik et al, 201935Mortality
GOS
Craniotomy, DCNSXNSSXNSNNNS
Bus et al, 201936Mortality
GOS
Craniotomy, DCNSNSNSNSNNNSNSNS
Sufaro et al, 201937Mortality mRSCraniotomyXXXXXNXNNX
Trevisi et al, 202038GOSCraniotomy, DCNSNSNSSSNXSXS
Younsi et al, 202039GOSCraniotomy, DCNSNSSSSNXNSNNS
  • ASDH, acute subdural haematoma; DC, decompressive craniectomy; GCS, Glasgow Coma Score; GOS, Glasgow Outcome Scale; mRS, modified Rankin Scale; N, not reported; NS, non-significant association on statistical analysis; S, significant association on statistical analysis; X, reported but not statistically analysed.