Midline shift after severe head injury: pathophysiologic implications.

@article{Valadka2000MidlineSA,
  title={Midline shift after severe head injury: pathophysiologic implications.},
  author={Alex B. Valadka and Shankar P. Gopinath and Claudia Sue Robertson},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2000},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={1-8; discussion 8-10}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the mechanism of the adverse effect of midline shift after severe traumatic brain injury. METHODS This study compared averaged cerebral metabolic parameters of patients with midline shift > 5 mm (S) on initial computerized tomography scan to those of patients with shift < or = 5 mm (NS). The effect of an acute subdural hematoma… CONTINUE READING