The prognostic value of plasma Delta-copeptin levels in patients with isolated traumatic brain injury


Cavus U. Y. , Yildirim S., Gurer B., Dibek K., Yilmaz D., Ozturk G., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF TRAUMA AND EMERGENCY SURGERY, vol.40, no.3, pp.373-378, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00068-013-0357-4
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF TRAUMA AND EMERGENCY SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.373-378

Abstract

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the most common causes of death among trauma patients. Earlier prediction of possible poor neurological outcomes, even upon admission to the emergency department, may help to guide treatment. The aim of this prospective study was to assess the predictive value of plasma copeptin levels for early morbidity and mortality in patients with isolated TBI.