Risk factors for posttraumatic hydrocephalus: A systematic review and meta-analysis [report]

Tao Li, Handong Wang, Haichen Sun, Chaochao Gao, Yong-qiang Li, Meng-liang Zhou
2020 unpublished
INTRODUCTION Review question / Objective: Posttraumatic hydrocephalus (PTH) is an important cause of morbidity after traumatic brain injury,which affects the patients' long-term outcomes. The risk factors associated with PTH still remain unclear. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the factors lead to hydrocephalus between PTH and none-PTH after sever brain trauma. Condition being studied: Posttraumatic hydrocephalus, a common complication and an important cause of disability after brain
more » ... bility after brain trauma. INPLASY 1 International Platform of Registered Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Protocols Review question / Objective: Post-traumatic hydrocephalus (PTH) is an important cause of morbidity after traumatic brain injury,which affects the patients' long-term outcomes. The risk factors associated with PTH still remain unclear. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the factors lead to hydrocephalus between PTH and none-PTH after sever brain trauma. Condition being studied: Posttraumatic hydrocephalus, a common complication and an important cause of disability after brain trauma. Information sources: PubMed, Embase, Web of Science, and Cochrane Library and China databases(CNKI, VIP, and Wanfang) were searched. The databases were searched from 1983 to April 2020. The searches would be re-run and new studies will be included before the final analyses. Unpublished studies will not be included. INPLASY registration number: This protocol was registered with the International Platform of Registered Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Protocols (INPLASY) on 26 April 2020 and was last u p d a t e d o n 2 6 A p r i l 2 0 2 0 ( r e g i s t r a t i o n n u m b e r INPLASY202040180).
doi:10.37766/inplasy2020.4.0180 fatcat:2ntjcbfxjrg6xpl3ami7z7ktca