Improved outcomes from the administration of progesterone for patients with acute severe traumatic brain injury: a randomized controlled trial

@article{Xiao2008ImprovedOF,
  title={Improved outcomes from the administration of progesterone for patients with acute severe traumatic brain injury: a randomized controlled trial},
  author={Guomin Xiao and Jing Wei and Weiqi Yan and Weimin Wang and Zhenhui Lu},
  journal={Critical Care},
  year={2008},
  volume={12},
  pages={R61 - R61}
}
BACKGROUND Severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been increasing with greater incidence of injuries from traffic or sporting accidents. Although there are a number of animal models of TBI using progesterone for head injury, the effects of progesterone on neurologic outcome of acute TBI patients remain unclear. The aim of the present clinical study was to assess the longer-term efficacy of progesterone on the improvement in neurologic outcome of patients with acute severe TBI. METHODS A… CONTINUE READING
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