One-year outcome after decompressive surgery for massive nondominant hemispheric infarction.

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OBJECTIVE Massive cerebral infarction is often accompanied by early death secondary to transtentorial herniation. We have tested the hypothesis that decompressive hemicraniectomy for massive nondominant cerebral infarction is lifesaving in a series of 14 patients presenting with right hemispheric infarction and clinical signs of uncal herniation and… (More)

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@article{Carter1997OneyearOA, title={One-year outcome after decompressive surgery for massive nondominant hemispheric infarction.}, author={Brad Carter and Chris Ogilvy and G J Candia and H. Diana Rosas and Ferdinando Buonanno}, journal={Neurosurgery}, year={1997}, volume={40 6}, pages={1168-75; discussion 1175-6} }