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REVIEW ARTICLE AND SURGICAL TECHNIQUE
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 5-6

Surgical technique for cisternostomy: A review


Department of Neurosurgery, Bharatpur College of Medical Sciences, Nepal

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Iype Cherian
Department of Neurosurgery, Bharatpur College of Medical Sciences
Nepal
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DOI: 10.4103/2230-7095.113805

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The evolution of modern neurosurgical techniques in traumatic brain injury has been ongoing for the last two centuries. However, it has always been a challenge to obtain an effective clinical outcome, especially in those following severe traumatic brain injuries. Other than the well-established procedures for acute and/or chronic subdural hematomas and depressed skull fractures, newer avenues for the development of surgical techniques, where indicated, have been minimal. The study proposes to apply the principles of microvascular surgery and skull base surgery in selected cases of severe traumatic brain injuries.


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