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Penetrating Head Injuries (Penetrating Head Injury) Summary

Description: 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: Penetrating Head Injury; Head Injuries, Penetrating; Head Injuries, Penetrating, Missile; Head Injury, Penetrating; Head Trauma, Penetrating Show All >>

Networked: 56 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 3 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Penetrating Head Injuries

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Heme Oxygenase-1 : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  2. Collagen : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  3. N-Methylaspartate (NMDA) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  4. N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptors (NMDA Receptors) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  5. Insulin-Like Growth Factor II (Somatomedin A) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  6. Insulin (Novolin) : 1 study in 1 result : FDA 2
  7. Biocompatible Materials (Biomaterials) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  8. Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) : 2 results : IBA
  9. Steroids : 2 results : IBA
  10. Plastics : 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Penetrating Head Injuries

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

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  1. Decompressive Craniectomy : 1 study in 4 results
  2. Craniotomy : 4 results
  3. Antibiotic Prophylaxis : 3 results
  4. Debridement : 3 results
  5. Neurosurgical Procedures : 1 result
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