Preoperative Steroid Use and the Risk of Infectious Complications After Neurosurgery Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Neoplasms

abstract

  • Our results suggest that preoperative corticosteroid use is associated with an increased risk of infectious complications after neurosurgery. These findings may aid physicians with preoperative treatment decisions and risk stratification. Future randomized trials are needed to guide preoperative use of corticosteroids in this population.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3975792

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/1941874413510920

PubMed ID

  • 24707336

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 80

end page

  • 5

volume

  • 4

number

  • 2