Craniectomy in diffuse traumatic brain injury.

  title={Craniectomy in diffuse traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Olaf L. Cremer and A J Slooter},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={365 4},
  pages={375; author reply 376}
to the editor: On behalf of the Section on Neuro­ trauma and Critical Care of the American Asso­ ciation of Neurological Surgeons and the Con­ gress of Neurological Surgeons, we register our concern with the recently published article “De­ compressive Craniectomy in Diffuse Traumatic Brain Injury” by Cooper et al. (April 21 issue).1 We have identified the following problems with the trial design: first, inclusion limited to a small subset of patients with traumatic brain injury (no mass lesions… CONTINUE READING