Neurological Outcome after Decompressive Craniectomy (DC) in 39 Patients Suffering from Middle Cerebral Artery (MCA) Infarction
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Acta Neurochirurgica Supplements
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Objectives:Cerebral lobe infarction caused by traumatic brain contusion, arterial vascular spasm or occlusion, with malignant brain edema may lead to intracranial hypertension resistant to all medical treatments. In selected cases, DC therefore may be indicated, but is controversial.
KeywordsCerebral Blood Flow Middle Cerebral Artery Intracranial Hypertension Decompressive Craniectomy Glasgow Outcome Score
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