Decompressive Craniectomy

Known as: Craniectomies, Decompressive, Craniectomy, Decompressive, Decompressive Craniectomies 
Excision of part of the skull. This procedure is used to treat elevated intracranial pressure that is unresponsive to conventional treatment.
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
BACKGROUND The effect of decompressive craniectomy on clinical outcomes in patients with refractory traumatic intracranial… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
There is currently much interest in the use of decompressive craniectomy for intracranial hypertension. Though technically… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE Decompressive craniectomy is an advanced treatment option for intracranial pressure (ICP) control in patients with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE There is no effective medical treatment of malignant middle cerebral artery (MCA) infarction. The purpose… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECT The aim of this study was to assess outcome following decompressive craniectomy for malignant brain swelling due to closed… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
BACKGROUND High intracranial pressure (ICP) is the most frequent cause of death and disability after severe traumatic brain… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The RESCUEicp (Randomized Evaluation of Surgery with Craniectomy for Uncontrollable Elevation of intracranial pressure) study has… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Bifrontal decompressive craniectomy has been used on an ad hoc basis for the treatment of post-traumatic intracranial… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Object: The object of our study was to determine, in children with traumatic brain injury and sustained intracranial hypertension… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVE The management of malignant posttraumatic cerebral edema remains a frustrating endeavor for the neurosurgeon and the… (More)
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