Early Prognosis of Severe Head Injuries in Children

  • St. C. Comninos
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 28)


This study is a retrospective analysis of the outcome of 120 severe head injuries in children, evaluating early findings which could be used for an early prognosis.


Glasgow Coma Scale Subdural Haematoma Glasgow Coma Score Total Case Epidural Haematoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • St. C. Comninos
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  1. 1.Department of Neurosurgery Agia Sophia Childrens HospitalAthensGreece

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