Nationwide study of decompressive surgery for malignant supratentorial infarction in the Czech Republic: utilization and outcome predictors. Clinical article.

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OBJECT Decompressive surgery within 48 hours in patients younger than 60 years of age reduces mortality and morbidity from malignant supratentorial infarction. The goal of this study was to characterize the utilization of decompressive surgery in the Czech Republic in 2006. METHODS This nationwide study was undertaken from September to December 2007 using… (More)
DOI: 10.3171/2009.10.JNS09888

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