What’s new in the surgical management of traumatic brain injury?

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Acknowledgments

Angelos Kolias is supported by a Royal College of Surgeons of England Research Fellowship, an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship, and a Raymond and Beverly Sackler Studentship. Peter Hutchinson is supported by an NIHR Research Professorship, the NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre, and has been appointed as the Surgical Specialty Lead for Neurosurgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England Clinical Research Initiative.

Conflicts of interest

Peter Hutchinson has delivered lectures sponsored by Codman and is a Director of Technicam Ltd., Newton Abbot, Devon, UK (a manufacturer of cranial access devices for neuromonitoring).

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Patel, K., Kolias, A.G. & Hutchinson, P.J. What’s new in the surgical management of traumatic brain injury?. J Neurol 262, 235–238 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00415-014-7599-x

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Keywords

  • Neurosurgery
  • Decompressive craniectomy
  • Craniotomy
  • Intracranial haematoma
  • Cerebrospinal fluid
  • Skull fracture