Decompressive craniectomy without watertight duroplasty

E. Güresir, H. Vatter, P. Schuss, Á. Oszvald, V. Seifert & J. Beck
Objective: Decompressive craniectomy (DC) is effective in the treatment of elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) and usually performed as an emergency procedure following trauma or brain swelling of other aetiology. However, controversy still exists concerning the necessity for duroplasty after DC, which[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]