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Intracranial pressure (ICP) monitoring in diffuse brain injury: to do or not to do?

  • Ravi Sharma
  • Vivek Tandon
  • Dattaraj Sawarkar
  • Manoj Phalak
  • Amol Raheja
  • Shashank S. Kale
Letter to the Editor - Brain trauma
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  1. Brain trauma

Abbreviations

ICP

Intracranial pressure

RESCUE ICP

Randomized evaluation of surgery with craniectomy for uncontrollable elevation of intracranial pressure

DECRA

Decompressive craniectomy trial

TBI

Traumatic brain injury

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

On behalf of all the contributors, the corresponding author states that there is no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ravi Sharma
    • 1
  • Vivek Tandon
    • 1
  • Dattaraj Sawarkar
    • 1
  • Manoj Phalak
    • 1
  • Amol Raheja
    • 1
  • Shashank S. Kale
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew DelhiIndia

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