Review article: the surgical approach to the management of increased intracranial pressure after traumatic brain injury.

@article{Li2010ReviewAT,
  title={Review article: the surgical approach to the management of increased intracranial pressure after traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Lucia M. Li and Ivan S Timofeev and Marek Czosnyka and Peter J Hutchinson},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  year={2010},
  volume={111 3},
  pages={736-48}
}
Increased intracranial pressure occurring after severe traumatic brain injury is a common and potentially devastating phenomenon. It has been clearly demonstrated that increased intracranial pressure that is refractory to initial medical measures is a poor prognostic sign. Current optimal management is based on a sequential, target-driven approach combining both medical and surgical treatment strategies. The surgical measures in current common practice include external ventricular drain… CONTINUE READING

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