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.
"I went into the Walton Centre to have a craniectomy to remove the 'monster' in my head.
Retrospective comparison of craniotomy and decompressive craniectomy for surgical evacuation of non-traumatic, supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage.
Enhancing Optune Therapy With Targeted Craniectomy. Retrieved from: https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02893137?term=tumor+treating+fieldsandrank=4.
[] [] < 4 hours) cognitive / behavioural [] [] issues Presence of decompressive [] [] craniectomy surgery Severe headache [] [] Mild headache [] [] Invasively mechanically [] [] ventilated Passive transfer Sitting over to chair via the edge of hoist or patslide the bed Recent confirmation of vasospasm on [] [] radiographic images / Transcranial dopplers Acute clinical signs [] [] of delayed cerebral ischaemia New cerebral infarct [] [] Recent further bleed [] [] Low GCS score without [] [] sedation Heavily sedated [] [] Severe aSAH (e.g.
In patients who have undergone decompressive craniectomy,[6] CEUS is able to visualize changes in cerebral perfusion induced by systemic hemodynamic changes and ventilation manipulation in real time at the bedside.[7] The occurrence and severity of cerebral hypoperfusion, the effects of hemodynamically active drugs, and CO[sub]2 on cerebral perfusion can be detected by this imaging technique.[8] The sensitivity and specificity of the detection of size and localization of infarction ranged from 75% to 96% and from 60% to 100%, respectively, compared with computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
Cranioplasty with autologous cryopreserved bone after decompressive craniectomy. Complications and risk factors for developing surgical site infection.
Age, sex, indications for craniectomy and cranioplasty, and follow-up period were recorded.
In some cases, a neurosurgical procedure called craniectomy is needed to relieve this swelling.