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Primary decompressive craniectomy for acute subdural haematomas: results of an international survey

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We thank the research/academic committees and the administrative staff of the following societies for distributing the survey to their members: Society of British Neurological Surgeons and British Neurosurgical Trainees Association, European Association of Neurosurgical Societies, NeuroCritical Care Network (UK) and Neurocritical Care Society (USA). AGK is supported by a Royal College of Surgeons of England Research Fellowship, an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship and a Raymond and Beverly Sackler Studentship. DKM and JDP are NIHR Senior Investigators. PJH is supported by an Academy of Medical Sciences/Health Foundation Senior Surgical Scientist Fellowship.

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Countries of practice of survey participants (number of participants). UK and Republic of Ireland (138), Germany (25), Italy (13), The Netherlands (10), USA (10), Greece (9), Belgium (7), Austria (6), Portugal (5), Brazil (4), Czech Republic (4), France (4), Turkey (4), Canada (3), Romania (3), Saudi Arabia (3), Switzerland (3), Bangladesh (2), Croatia (2), Japan (2), Norway (2), Pakistan (2), Russia (2), Bosnia-Herzegovina (1), Bulgaria (1), Egypt (1), El Salvador (1), Finland (1), Georgia (1), India (1), Israel (1), Malaysia (1), Mexico (1), Moldova (1), Nicaragua (1), Oman (1), Poland (1), Serbia (1), Slovakia (1), South Africa (1), Spain (1), Ukraine (1), United Arab Emirates (1).

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Kolias, A.G., Belli, A., Li, L.M. et al. Primary decompressive craniectomy for acute subdural haematomas: results of an international survey. Acta Neurochir 154, 1563–1565 (2012).

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  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Intracranial Hypertension
  • Decompressive Craniectomy
  • Bone Flap
  • Acute Subdural Haematoma