Decompressive craniectomy in pediatric patients – Single center series and systematic review

Patrick Schuss, Erdem Güresir, Volker Seifert & Hartmut Vatter
Introduction: Decompressive craniectomy (DC) is performed as a life-saving procedure in patients suffering from intractably elevated intracranial pressure following traumatic brain injury (TBI), bleeding, cerebral infarction or brain swelling of other etiologies. In the pediatric subgroup, DC is still[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]