1. 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