Neurologic outcome after decompressive craniectomy in children

  title={Neurologic outcome after decompressive craniectomy in children},
  author={Burkhard Simma and Arthur Tscharre and Nedal Hejazi and L. Krasznai and Peter Fa{\`e}},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
viving patients were able to attend school and either showed good recovery (GOS 5) or were moderately disabled but independent (GOS 4). Their mean Barthel Index was 91±12. All of them had signs of psycho-organic syndrome and unspecific, but no epileptic, changes in EEG. Only one received treatment due to a single event of seizures. Our retrospective study shows that decompressive craniectomy causes an effective and persistent reduction in ICP and corresponding improvement in CPP, not only in… CONTINUE READING


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