Causes of infections and management results in penetrating craniocerebral injuries

@article{Gnl1997CausesOI,
  title={Causes of infections and management results in penetrating craniocerebral injuries},
  author={Engin G{\"o}n{\"u}l and Alper Baysefer and Serdar Kahraman and {\"O}zcan Çklatekerlioğlu and Ferruh Gezen and Orhan Yayla and Naci Seber},
  journal={Neurosurgical Review},
  year={1997},
  volume={20},
  pages={177-181}
}
From February 1992 to December 1994, 148 patients with penetrating craniocerebral injuries were treated surgically with primary and secondary debridement including repair of dural defects and removal of retained intracranial bone and metal fragments. Dural defects were closed primarily or with temporalis fascia, pericranium, and cadaver graft. Cerebrospinal fluid fistulas were observed in 11(7.3 %) patients; 7 of these were infected. Central nervous system (CNS) infection was seen in 2 patients… CONTINUE READING

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