Long-term outcomes of combat casualties sustaining penetrating traumatic brain injury.

@article{Weisbrod2012LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term outcomes of combat casualties sustaining penetrating traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Allison B. Weisbrod and Carlos Rodrigo G{\'o}mez Rodr{\'i}guez and Randy Bell and Christopher Neal and Rocco Armonda and Warren C. Dorlac and Martin Schreiber and James R. Dunne},
  journal={The journal of trauma and acute care surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={73 6},
  pages={1525-30}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies have documented short-term functional outcomes for patients sustaining penetrating brain injuries (PBIs). However, little is known regarding the long-term functional outcome in this patient population. Therefore, we sought to describe the long-term functional outcomes of combat casualties sustaining PBI. METHODS Prospective data were collected from 2,443 patients admitted to a single military institution during an 8-year period from 2003 to 2011. PBI was identified… CONTINUE READING

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