Evaluation of surgical treatment for cerebral contusion in the Japan neurotrauma data bank

T. Maeda, T. Hirayama & Y. Katayama
Objective: Early massive edema caused by severe cerebral contusion results in progressive intracranial pressure elevation and clinical deterioration within 24–72 hours after trauma. Our clinical studies, including diffusion magnetic resonance imaging, demonstrated that the central (core) area[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]