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The scientific administration of sufferers with acute mind and spinal wire damage has advanced considerably with the appearance of latest diagnostic and healing modalities. Editors Bhardwaj, Ellegala, and Kirsch current Acute mind and Spinal wire Injury , a brand new stand-alone connection with support today’s neurologists and neurosurgeons preserve abreast of the entire contemporary developments in mind and spinal wire damage. Divided into 5 sections, aggravating mind harm, ischemic stroke, intracerebral and subarachnoid hemorrhage, and spinal wire damage, this article bargains the most up-tp-date scientific technological know-how and highlights controversies within the medical administration of sufferers with acute mind and spinal twine injuries.

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  • each part delineates diagnostic and tracking instruments, pharmacotherapies, and interventional and surgical remedies are covered
  • examines and explores lately released laboratory trials and research
  • incorporates over 50 diagrams and figures for concise communique of medical information

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13. Wei K, Le E, Bin JP, et al. Quantification of renal blood flow with contrast-enhanced ultrasound. J Am Coll Cardiol 2001; 37(4):1135–1140. 14 Dunn and Ellegala 14. Heppner P, Ellegala DB, Durieux M, et al. Contrast ultrasonographic assessment of cerebral perfusion in patients undergoing decompressive craniectomy for traumatic brain injury. J Neurosurg 2006; 104(5):738–745. 15. Maas AI, Fleckenstein W, de Jong DA, et al. Monitoring cerebral oxygenation: experimental studies and preliminary clinical results of continuous monitoring of cerebrospinal fluid and brain tissue oxygen tension.

17 18 Shankar et al. of patients with severe TBI are reviewed. The classifications and assessment of severe TBI, appropriate management strategies to avoid intracranial hypertension and cerebral ischemia, and overall medical optimization and possibilities for novel neuroprotective strategies are discussed. INITIAL NEUROLOGIC ASSESSMENT Glasgow Coma Scale Score The examination begins with a careful assessment for external head trauma. The neurologic examination is characterized by the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score (Table 1).

Cranioplasty: cosmetic or therapeutic? Surg Neurol 1997; 47(3):238–241. 35. Schiffer J, Gur R, Nisim U, et al. Symptomatic patients after craniectomy. Surg Neurol 1997; 47(3):231–237. 36. Polin RS, Shaffrey ME, Bogaev CA, et al. Decompressive bifrontal craniectomy in the treatment of severe refractory posttraumatic cerebral edema. Neurosurgery 1997; 41(1):84–92 (discussion 92–84). 37. Yang XJ, Hong GL, Su SB, et al. Complications induced by decompressive craniectomies after traumatic brain injury.

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