Improved brain protection at decompressive craniectomy – a new method using Palacos⌖ R-40 (methylmethacrylate)


A new method is described for protecting the brain after decompressive craniectomy in which a temporary methylmethacrylate flap is formed, somewhat larger than the original bone flap, thus gaining “extra” volume for the oedematous brain in which to expand. The present procedure was developed as a part of ordinary clinical practice particularly in response… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00701-004-0480-4


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