craniectomy

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craniectomy

[krā·nē·′ek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of strips or pieces of the cranial bones.
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Moreover whether decompressive craniectomy is needed or not can be determined according to intraoperative intracranial pressure.
Retrospective comparison of craniotomy and decompressive craniectomy for surgical evacuation of non-traumatic, supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage.
Decompressive craniectomy involves removing a piece of the skull to allow space for the swelling brain tissue to expand and to decrease intracranial pressure.
Descriptive statistics, Pearson correlation for normally distributed continuous outcomes, and [chi square] analyses for categorical outcomes were used to determine the relationship between alcohol screening of TBI patients with age, sex, GCS and AIS scores, emergent decompressive craniectomy, and LOS.
Decompressive craniectomy for traumatic brain injury and importance of intracranial pressure monitoring.
More recently, the RESCUEicp trial sought to establish the role of decompressive craniectomy (DC) for treating refractory ICP [6].
Makino, "Cranioplasty following decompressive craniectomy Analysis of 300 cases," No Shinkei Geka, vol.
Once malignant MCA infarction is diagnosed, decompressive craniectomy (DC) with expansive duroplasty is the only effective treatment.
Randi et al., "Transcranial Doppler for brain death after decompressive craniectomy: Persistence of cerebral blood flow with flat EEG," Intensive Care Medicine, vol.