Subacute Surgery in Neurointensive Care
The possibility of hydrocephalus, brain oedema, or a new or recurrent intracranial haematoma must be investigated by repeated computed tomography scans in case of neurological deterioration or intractable intracranial hypertension in a head injured patient. Subacute surgery (secondary surgical intervention) should then be considered.
KeywordsIntracranial Hypertension Decompressive Craniectomy Head Injured Patient Intracranial Haematoma Carotid Dissection
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