The role of decompressive craniectomy in children with severe traumatic brain injury

Nicolai El-Hindy, Klaus Peter Stein, Vincent Hagel, Philipp Dammann, Ulrich Sure & Oliver Müller
Objective: Severe traumatic brain injury remains the leading cause of death in children. The present study analyses the outcome of children after severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) treated by decompressive craniectomy (DC) due to elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) in a single centre. Method: 56[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]