Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 32, Issue 10, pp 1668–1669

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


DOI: 10.1007/s00134-006-0302-7

Cite this article as:
Chieregato, A. Intensive Care Med (2006) 32: 1668. doi:10.1007/s00134-006-0302-7


CranioplastyDecompressive craniectomyHead injuryIntracranial hypertensionSyndrome of the sunken skin flapSyndrome of the trephined

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Unità Operativa Anestesia e RianimazioneOspedale M. BufaliniCesenaItaly