Effects of selective brain hypothermia and decompressive craniectomy on neurological outcome after closed head injury in mice

J. Szczygielski, A.E. Mautes, A. Müller, C. Sippl, K. Schwerdtfeger, W.I. Steudel & J. Oertel
Objective: Both hypothermia and decompressive craniectomy have been proposed as treatment of severe traumatic brain injury. Results of some recent clinical trials suggested lack of neurological improvement after decompressive craniectomy The goal of our experiment was to determine whether the selective[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]