Brain Trauma and NeuroCritical Care

Neurocritical Care

Reduced risk of venous thromboembolism with the use of intermittent pneumatic compression after craniotomy: a randomized controlled prospective study.

J Neurosurg. 2018 Mar 30:1-7. doi: 10.3171/2017.9.JNS17533. [Epub ahead of print] Reduced risk of venous thromboembolism with the use of intermittent pneumatic compression after craniotomy: a randomized controlled prospective study. Prell J1, Schenk G1, Taute BM2, Scheller C1, Marquart C1, Strauss C1, Rampp S1. Author information Abstract… Read More ›

Impact of randomized controlled trials on neurosurgical practice in decompressive craniectomy for ischemic stroke.

Neurosurg Rev. 2018 Mar 19. doi: 10.1007/s10143-018-0967-8. [Epub ahead of print] Impact of randomized controlled trials on neurosurgical practice in decompressive craniectomy for ischemic stroke. Beez T1, Steiger HJ2. Author information Abstract Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are gold standard for comparing treatment modalities…. Read More ›

Does traumatic brain injury hold the key to the Alzheimer’s puzzle?

Does traumatic brain injury hold the key to the Alzheimer’s puzzle? Becker RE1, Kapogiannis D2, Greig NH3. Author information Alzheimers Dement. 2017 Dec 12. pii: S1552-5260(17)33843-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2017.11.007. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract INTRODUCTION: Neurodegenerative disorders have been a graveyard for hundreds of well-intentioned efforts at… Read More ›