Cause and outcome of cerebellar mutism: evidence from a systematic review

@article{ReedBerendt2014CauseAO,
  title={Cause and outcome of cerebellar mutism: evidence from a systematic review},
  author={Rosa Reed-Berendt and Bob Phillips and Susan V Picton and Paul Chumas and Daniel Warren and John H Livingston and Ellen F Hughes and Matthew C. H. J. Morrall},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2014},
  volume={30},
  pages={375-385}
}
Cerebellar mutism is a serious neurosurgical complication after posterior fossa surgery, but the cause, incidence and outcome remain incompletely defined. The aim of this paper was to identify and review all reports of this phenomenon to better delineate and improve the evidence base. A systematic search and retrieval of databases was conducted using advanced search techniques. Review/outcomes criteria were developed, and study quality was determined. The retrieval identified 2,281 papers of… CONTINUE READING