Experience with Traumatic Brain Injury: Is Early Tracheostomy Associated with Better Prognosis?

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OBJECTIVE In this study we compared the effects of early tracheostomy (ET) versus late tracheostomy on traumatic brain injury (TBI)-related outcomes and prognosis. PATIENTS AND METHODS Data on 152 TBI patients with a Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score of ≤8, admitted to Rajaee Hospital between March 1, 2014 and August 23, 2015, were collected. Rajaee Hospital… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.02.060

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@article{Khalili2017ExperienceWT, title={Experience with Traumatic Brain Injury: Is Early Tracheostomy Associated with Better Prognosis?}, author={Hosseinali Khalili and Shahram Paydar and Rasool Safari and Peyman Arasteh and Amin Niakan and Amin Abolhasani Foroughi}, journal={World neurosurgery}, year={2017}, volume={103}, pages={88-93} }