1. Effects of Glycemic Level on Outcome of Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Hernando Raphael Alvis-Miranda; Sandy Zuleica Navas-Marrugo; Robert Andrés Velasquez-Loperena; Richard José Adie-Villafañe; Duffay Velasquez-Loperena; Sandra Milena Castellar-Leones; Gabriel Alcala-Cerra; Juan Camilo Pulido-Gutiérrez; Javier Ricardo Rodríguez-Conde; María Fernanda Moreno-Moreno; Andrés M. Rubiano; Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 65-71

Abstract
                           ABSTRACTObjective: To determine the effects of glycemic level on outcome patients with traumatic brain injury.Methods:  From September 2010 to December 2012, all medical records of adult patients with TBI admitted to the Emergency Room of Laura Daniela ...  Read More

2. Emergent Decompressive Craniectomy in Patients with Fixed Dilated Pupils; A Single Center Experience

Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar; Hernando Raphael Alvis-Miranda; Camilo Palencia; Andres M. Rubiano

Volume 1, Issue 4 , October 2013, , Pages 175-178

Abstract
  This is a case series which report the clinical results of decompressive craniectomy in 4 patients with dilated pupils secondary to traumatic brain injury and postoperative edema. Between 2011 and 2012, four patients, 3 males and 1 female, aged between 35 and 64 with mean age of 50.1 ± 8.9 years, underwent ...  Read More

3. Decompressive Craniectomy and Traumatic Brain Injury: A Review

Hernando Alvis-Miranda; Sandra Milena Castellar-Leones; Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar

Volume 1, Issue 2 , April 2013, , Pages 60-68

Abstract
  Intracranial hypertension is the largest cause of death in young patients with severe traumatic brain injury. Decompressive craniectomy is part of the second level measures for the management of increased intracranial pressure refractory to medical management as moderate hypothermia and barbiturate coma. ...  Read More