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Decompressive Craniectomy

Excision of part of the skull. This procedure is used to treat elevated intracranial pressure that is unresponsive to conventional treatment.
Also Known As:
Craniectomies, Decompressive; Craniectomy, Decompressive; Decompressive Craniectomies
Networked: 776 relevant articles (50 outcomes, 112 trials/studies)

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Therapy Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Honeybul, Stephen: 24 articles (12/2015 - 12/2009)
2. Takeuchi, Satoru: 22 articles (03/2015 - 01/2008)
3. Otani, Naoki: 20 articles (03/2015 - 01/2008)
4. Ho, Kwok M: 17 articles (12/2015 - 12/2009)
5. Nawashiro, Hiroshi: 15 articles (03/2013 - 01/2011)
6. Takasato, Yoshio: 14 articles (03/2015 - 01/2008)
7. Masaoka, Hiroyuki: 14 articles (03/2015 - 01/2008)
8. Kolias, Angelos G: 11 articles (08/2014 - 06/2011)
9. Hayakawa, Takanori: 11 articles (03/2013 - 01/2008)
10. Hutchinson, Peter J: 10 articles (08/2014 - 06/2011)

Related Diseases

1. Middle Cerebral Artery Infarction (Middle Cerebral Artery Syndrome)
2. Brain Injuries (Brain Injury)
3. Intracranial Hypertension
4. Infarction
5. Brain Edema (Cerebral Edema)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. barbituric acid (barbiturate)
2. Barbiturates
3. Glyburide (Glibenclamide)
4. 5-methoxy-methylindoleacetic acid (DBI)
5. Mannitol (Osmitrol)
6. 3- (2- carboxypiperazin- 4- yl)propyl- 1- phosphonic acid (CPP)
7. HU 211 (HU 210)
8. Steroids
9. contrast agent BR1
10. Oxygen

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Craniotomy
2. Decompression
3. Decompressive Craniectomy
4. Ventriculostomy
5. Electroacupuncture