Hypocalcaemia as a prognostic factor of mortality in moderate and severe traumatic brain injury

Juan Manuel Vinas-Ríos, Martín Sánchez-Aguilar, José Juan Sánchez-Rodriguez, Daniel González-Aguirre, Rik Klarenbeek, Christian Heinen, Frerk Meyer & Thomas Kretschmer
Objective: Our main objective was to evaluate whether serum hypocalcaemia (defined as < 2.1 mmol/L (8.5 mg/dL)) is a prognostic factor for mortality in the first 72 hours after moderate and severe TBI. Method: We developed an ambispective comparative case-control study. We evaluated[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]