Transcalvarial brain herniation volume as a predictor of posttraumatic hydrocephalus after decompressive craniectomy

@article{SilvaNeto2019TranscalvarialBH,
  title={Transcalvarial brain herniation volume as a predictor of posttraumatic hydrocephalus after decompressive craniectomy},
  author={Angelo R. Silva Neto and Marcelo Moraes Valença},
  journal={Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery},
  year={2019},
  volume={182},
  pages={73-78}
}
OBJECTIVES In patients undergoing decompressive craniectomy for traumatic brain injury(TBI) there has been reported an incidence of hydrocephalus between 0-45%. There are several radiological and clinical features described in association with development of hydrocephalus. For study the influence of these factors we conducted a retrospective observational single-center cohort study in a tertiary care center with special attention to the transcalvarial herniation(TCH) volume after decompressive… Expand
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