Factors affecting the outcome of decompressive craniectomy for large hemispheric infarctions: a prospective cohort study


KILINCER C., Asil T. , UTKU U., HAMAMCIOGLU M., TURGUT N., HICDONMEZ T., et al.

ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA, cilt.147, ss.587-594, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 147 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00701-005-0493-7
  • Dergi Adı: ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.587-594

Özet

Background. Although surgical decompression of large hemispheric infarction is often a life-saving procedure, many patients remain functionally dependent. The aims of this study were to identify specific factors that can be used to predict functional outcome, thus establish predictive criteria to reduce poor surgical results.