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Monitoring and intraoperative management of elevated intracranial pressure and decompressive craniectomy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22901611     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Elevated intracranial pressure can be caused by a variety of underlying conditions. Several physiologic and pharmacologic factors have a significant impact on intracranial hypertension, mostly caused by changes on cerebral blood volume, flow, and oxygenation. There are many therapies that can be used to decrease intracranial pressure ranging from pharmacologic to the surgical decompressive removal of the calvarium. Special consideration is made for the anesthetic management of these patients perioperatively.
Authors:
Shih-Shan Lang; W Andrew Kofke; Michael F Stiefel
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anesthesiology clinics     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1932-2275     ISO Abbreviation:  Anesthesiol Clin     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101273663     Medline TA:  Anesthesiol Clin     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  289-310     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street 3rd Floor Silverstein, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.
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