Paradoxical Herniation After Unilateral Decompressive Craniectomy Predicts Better Patient Survival: A Retrospective Analysis of 429 Cases.


Paradoxical herniation (PH) is a life-threatening emergency after decompressive craniectomy. In the current study, we examined patient survival in patients who developed PH after decompressive craniectomy versus those who did not. Risk factors for, and management of, PH were also analyzed. This retrospective analysis included 429 consecutive patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MD.0000000000002837


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