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2021 Jul 12

Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol


Efficacy of endoscopic sinus surgery alone versus in combination with neurosurgical intervention for the treatment of pediatric subdural empyema.


Gillard DM, Cai Y, Rothey P K, Coleman N, Virbalas JM, Czechowicz JA, Weinstein JE
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2021 Jul 12; 148:110836.
PMID: 34271525.


To compare treatment outcomes for sinogenic subdural empyema (SE) between those managed with initial endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) alone versus those treated with a combination of ESS and craniotomy over the last decade at our institution. To better characterize subdural empyema with regard to presentation, causative pathogens, and treatment course.