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J. Bridger Cox, Kristin J. Weaver, Daniel W. Neal, R. Patrick Jacob, and Daniel J. Hoh

evacuation were identified by the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding modifier 78. This modifier is used for “unplanned return to the operating room by the same physician following initial procedure for a related procedure during the postoperative period.” 1 A chart review was performed by the authors on all cases with modifier 78 to identify those specifically related to postoperative EDH, or any other complication involving bleeding that required a return to the operating room. Statistics To statistically evaluate differences in the distributions of