Cerebral hemisphere swelling in severe head injury patients.

@article{Sarabia1988CerebralHS,
  title={Cerebral hemisphere swelling in severe head injury patients.},
  author={Rafael E. Sarabia and Ramiro Diez Lobato and Juan Jos{\'e} Rivas and Francisco Cordobes and Jos{\'e} Salvador Rubio and Antonio Cabrera and Pedro Antonio G{\'o}mez and M Mu{\~n}oz and Angelo Madera},
  journal={Acta neurochirurgica. Supplementum},
  year={1988},
  volume={42},
  pages={40-6}
}
The clinical course and the intracranial pressure (ICP) changes in 66 severe head injury patients presenting bulk enlargement of one cerebral hemisphere within a few hours of trauma have been analyzed. These patients represent 11% of a series of 589 severe head injury cases studied with computerized tomography (CT). Cerebral hemisphere swelling, which was associated with an ipsilateral subdural haematoma of variable extent in 58 patients (88%), or a large epidural haematoma in 5 patients (7… CONTINUE READING
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