Improving survival rates after civilian gunshot wounds to the brain.

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BACKGROUND Gunshot wounds to the brain are the most lethal of all firearm injuries, with reported survival rates of 10% to 15%. The aim of this study was to determine outcomes in patients with gunshot wounds to the brain, presenting to our institution over time. We hypothesized that aggressive management can increase survival and the rate of organ donation… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2013.08.018

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