The Outcome Predictors of Malignant Large Infarction and the Functional Outcome of Survivors Following Decompressive Craniectomy.

@article{Lin2016TheOP,
  title={The Outcome Predictors of Malignant Large Infarction and the Functional Outcome of Survivors Following Decompressive Craniectomy.},
  author={Tzu-Kang Lin and Shu-mei Chen and Yin-Cheng Huang and Pin-Yuan Chen and Min-Chi Chen and H C Tsai and Tsong-Hai Lee and Ko-Ting Chen and Ming Hsueh Lee and J T Yang and K Huang},
  journal={World neurosurgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={93},
  pages={133-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Cerebral infarction is a common cause of disability. Malignant large infarction (MLI) is a catastrophic event, and there is no effective medical treatment. This study aimed to assess the outcome predictors of MLI and to analyze the impact of decompressive craniectomy (DC) on the functional outcome of survivors. METHODS This study comprised 213… CONTINUE READING