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Penetrating Head Injuries (Penetrating Head Injury)

Head injuries which feature compromise of the skull and dura mater. These may result from gunshot wounds (WOUNDS, GUNSHOT), stab wounds (WOUNDS, STAB), and other forms of trauma.
Also Known As:
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Networked: 56 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 3 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Edema
2. Cerebral Hemorrhage
3. Closed Head Injuries
4. Gunshot Wounds (Gunshot Wound)
5. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)

Experts

1. Armonda, Rocco A: 4 articles (05/2010 - 04/2009)
2. Elias, Paul Z: 3 articles (02/2015 - 07/2012)
3. Spector, Myron: 3 articles (02/2015 - 07/2012)
4. Grafman, Jordan: 3 articles (01/2014 - 02/2008)
5. Bell, Randy S: 3 articles (05/2010 - 04/2009)
6. Goldman, David: 2 articles (01/2014 - 01/2011)
7. Krueger, Frank: 2 articles (01/2014 - 01/2011)
8. Dave, Jitendra R: 2 articles (07/2013 - 07/2011)
9. Yao, Changping: 2 articles (07/2013 - 07/2011)
10. Tortella, Frank C: 2 articles (07/2013 - 07/2011)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Penetrating Head Injuries:
1. Heme Oxygenase-1IBA
2. CollagenIBA
3. N-Methylaspartate (NMDA)IBA
4. N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptors (NMDA Receptors)IBA
5. Insulin-Like Growth Factor II (Somatomedin A)IBA
6. Insulin (Novolin)FDA Link
7. Biocompatible Materials (Biomaterials)IBA
8. Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF)IBA
9. SteroidsIBA
10. PlasticsIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Decompressive Craniectomy
2. Craniotomy
3. Antibiotic Prophylaxis
4. Debridement
5. Neurosurgical Procedures