Acute coagulopathy in isolated blunt traumatic brain injury.

  title={Acute coagulopathy in isolated blunt traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Arasch Wafaisade and Rolf Lefering and Thorsten Tjardes and Sebastian Wutzler and Christian Simanski and Thomas Paffrath and Philipp Fischer and Bertil Bouillon and Marc Maegele},
  journal={Neurocritical care},
  volume={12 2},
BACKGROUND The role of acute coagulopathy after traumatic brain injury (TBI) on outcome has gained increasing appreciation over the recent years. This study was conducted to assess the frequency, outcome, and risk factors associated with this complication. PATIENTS AND METHODS Using the large, multi-center population-based Trauma Registry of the German Society for Trauma Surgery (TR-DGU), we retrospectively analyzed adult patients with isolated blunt TBI (intracranial AIS(HEAD) >or= 3 and… CONTINUE READING
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