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BACKGROUND New brain tissue monitoring techniques (tissue oxymetry, microdialysis) provide direct information about the state of brain oxygenation and brain metabolism in patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). Despite this information being limited to a small region of the brain surrounding the probes, it could be associated with such global(More)
The authors present a case report of a young male who suffered a brain injury complicated with malignant posttraumatic edema managed with bilateral decompressive craniectomy after conservative treatment failure. They further discuss current surgical approach to posttraumatic brain edema and contribution of new diagnostic methods in secondary brain damage(More)
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