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Bedside invasive monitoring techniques in severe brain-injured patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11320594     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In patients with severe brain injury, brain edema, elevated intracranial pressure, and cerebral ischemia are accountable for a significant morbidity and mortality. New invasive methods of monitoring attempt to foresee the physiopathological mechanisms responsible for the production of secondary brain injuries. The available methods for monitoring severely brain-injured patients, their potential usefulness, advantages, and disadvantages are reviewed.
F C Viñas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurological research     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0161-6412     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol. Res.     Publication Date:    2001 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-04-25     Completed Date:  2001-09-06     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7905298     Medline TA:  Neurol Res     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  157-66     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurological Surgery, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Brain Injuries / diagnosis*
Intensive Care
Intracranial Pressure*
Microdialysis / methods
Monitoring, Physiologic / instrumentation*,  methods*
Oximetry / methods

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