Asymmetry of Bispectral Index (BIS) in severe brain-injured patients treated by barbiturates with unilateral or diffuse brain injury.

@article{Cottenceau2012AsymmetryOB,
  title={Asymmetry of Bispectral Index (BIS) in severe brain-injured patients treated by barbiturates with unilateral or diffuse brain injury.},
  author={Vincent Cottenceau and Françoise Masson and Anthony Soulard and Laurent Petit and Dominique Guehl and J-F Cochard and Catherine Pinaquy and Alain L{\'e}ger and François Sztark},
  journal={Annales francaises d'anesthesie et de reanimation},
  year={2012},
  volume={31 12},
  pages={e275-81}
}
OBJECTIVE Bispectral index (BIS) may be used in traumatic brain-injured patients (TBI) with intractable intracranial hypertension to adjust barbiturate infusion but it is obtained through a unilateral frontal electrode. The objective of this study was to evaluate differences in BIS between hemispheres in two groups: unilateral frontal (UFI) and diffuse (DI… CONTINUE READING