Acıbadem Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi 2020 , Vol 11, Issue 2
Three Cases of Spinal Hematoma Developing During Cardiovascular Treatment
Ali Akay1,Mete Rükşen1
1Kent Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery, Izmir, Turkey DOI : 10.31067/0.2020.274 Spinal epidural and subdural hematomas are rare spinal pathologies. However, these pathologies must be remembered beside cranial pathologies in motor function disorders that develop in patients with coagulopathies or patients using anticoagulant and antiplatelet medications. In the current paper, three spinal hematoma cases that developed as the complications of a primary cardiovascular pathology have been presented. This article particularly indicates that the duration between the setting of the neurological status of the patient and the surgical treatment is the most important factor affecting the recovery of neurological functions. Keywords : Acute spinal epidural hematoma, acute spinal subdural hematoma, cardiovascular disease, complication