The Evolution of Our Surgical Approach in Hypertonic Hematomas

  • Vladimír Beneš
Conference paper


In the rich history of surgical treatment of hypertonic intracerebral hematomas, a basic note can be ascribed to the work of Cushing who, in his paper on brain hemorrhage, described the increase of systemic pressure with the increase of intracranial pressure: the so-called Cushing phenomenon.


Anterior Commissure Coronal Suture Neurosurgical Department Vegetative Symptom Small Hematoma 
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© Springer Japan 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimír Beneš
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  1. 1.Neurosurgical DepartmentHospital of Pédiatric Faculty of Charles UniversityPragueCzechoslovakia

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