Outcome of patients with severe head injury after decompressive craniectomy.

@article{Lemcke2010OutcomeOP,
  title={Outcome of patients with severe head injury after decompressive craniectomy.},
  author={Johannes Lemcke and Sh. Ahmadi and Ulrich Meier},
  journal={Acta neurochirurgica. Supplement},
  year={2010},
  volume={106},
  pages={231-3}
}
Decompressive craniectomy is an operative option for the neurosurgeon in cases of generalized traumatic brain edema. While the outcome of patients after decompressive craniectomy is often poor, we tried to identify predictors of a favorable course of the injury. Therefore, 131 patients who received a decompressive craniectomy at the Unfallkrankenhaus Berlin… CONTINUE READING