Intracranial pressure in children and adolescents with severe head injuries.

@article{Papo1982IntracranialPI,
  title={Intracranial pressure in children and adolescents with severe head injuries.},
  author={Isaac Papo and G. Caruselli and A. Luongo},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgical sciences},
  year={1982},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={
          193-8
        }
}
Long-term ICP monitoring was carried out in 53 children and adolescents with severe head injuries. 36 of them exhibited bilateral decerebrate posturing and 13 bilateral pupil unresponsiveness. The highest ICP levels never exceeded 10 mmHg in 3 patients, ranged between 11 and 20 mmHg in 12 and between 21 and 50 in 16. Fifteen patients showed sustained intracranial hypertension over 50 mmHg. Six patients died from fulminating intracranial hypertension and 21 died later (average survival 10.1 days… CONTINUE READING