Clinical Experiences with Steroids in Neurosurgical Patients

  • Jan W. F. Beks
  • H. Doorenbos
  • G. J. M. Walstra

Abstract

One of the most important aims in medicine is to prevent diseases or complications of necessary interventions. As you all know, one of the major problems for each neurosurgeon is the increase of intracranial pressure, caused by brain edema, that can develop after intracranial surgery.

Keywords

Depression Corticosteroid Dexamethasone Aldosterone Cose 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan W. F. Beks
    • 1
  • H. Doorenbos
    • 1
  • G. J. M. Walstra
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity HospitalGroningenNetherlands

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