Decompressive Craniectomy

  • Pål André Rønning


According to the Monroe-Kelly doctrine the intracranial volume is constant and dictated by the confines of the scull. This volume contains under normal circumstances brain tissue, CSF and intracranial blood:


Intracranial Hypertension Skin Flap Decompressive Craniectomy Bone Flap Superficial Temporal Artery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryOslo University HospitalOsloNorway

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