Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 32, Issue 10, pp 1668-1669

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The syndrome of the sunken skin flap: a neglected potentially reversible phenomenon affecting recovery after decompressive craniotomy

  • Arturo ChieregatoAffiliated withUnità Operativa Anestesia e Rianimazione, Ospedale M. Bufalini Email author 

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Cranioplasty Decompressive craniectomy Head injury Intracranial hypertension Syndrome of the sunken skin flap Syndrome of the trephined