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Variation in monitoring and treatment policies for intracranial hypertension in traumatic brain injury: a survey in 66 neurotrauma centers participating in the CENTER-TBI study
BackgroundNo definitive evidence exists on how intracranial hypertension should be treated in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). It is therefore likely that centers and practitionersExpand
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Pathophysiology and Nonsurgical Treatment of Chronic Subdural Hematoma: From Past to Present to Future.
BACKGROUND Chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) is one of the more frequent pathologic entities in daily neurosurgical practice. Historically, CSDH was considered progressive recurrent bleeding with aExpand
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Ventricular Drainage Catheters versus Intracranial Parenchymal Catheters for Intracranial Pressure Monitoring-Based Management of Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Intracranial pressure (ICP) monitoring is one of the mainstays in the treatment of severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), but different approaches to monitoring exist. The aim of this systematic reviewExpand
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Contemporary frameless intracranial biopsy techniques: Might variation in safety and efficacy be expected?
BackgroundFrameless stereotactic neuronavigation has proven to be a feasible technology to acquire brain biopsies with good accuracy and little morbidity and mortality. New systems are constantlyExpand
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Variation in general supportive and preventive intensive care management of traumatic brain injury: a survey in 66 neurotrauma centers participating in the Collaborative European NeuroTrauma
BackgroundGeneral supportive and preventive measures in the intensive care management of traumatic brain injury (TBI) aim to prevent or limit secondary brain injury and optimize recovery. The aim ofExpand
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Dexamethasone therapy versus surgery for chronic subdural haematoma (DECSA trial): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
BackgroundChronic subdural haematoma (CSDH) is a common neurological disease with a rapidly rising incidence due to increasing age and widespread use of anticoagulants. Surgical intervention byExpand
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Corticosteroid treatment compared with surgery in chronic subdural hematoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis
BackgroundThere is an ongoing debate on the role of corticosteroids in the treatment of chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH). This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of corticosteroids for theExpand
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Evolution of evidence and guideline recommendations for the medical management of severe traumatic brain injury.
Brain Trauma Foundation (BTF) Guidelines for medical management of severe Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) have become a global standard for the treatment of TBI patients. We aim to explore the evolutionExpand
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Brain death and postmortem organ donation: report of a questionnaire from the CENTER-TBI study
BackgroundWe aimed to investigate the extent of the agreement on practices around brain death and postmortem organ donation.MethodsInvestigators from 67 Collaborative European NeuroTraumaExpand
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