Insertion of intracranial pressure monitors in fulminant hepatic failure patients: early experience using recombinant factor VII.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Cerebral edema contributes to the high morbidity and mortality of fulminant hepatic failure (FHF). OBJECTIVE We report the results of our early experience with insertion of intraparenchymal intracranial pressure (ICP) monitors in these highly coagulopathic patients. METHODS Eleven consecutive patients with FHF met the criteria for invasive… (More)
DOI: 10.1227/01.NEU.0000365517.52586.A2

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