Title

Pharmacological and surgical treatment of intracranial hypertension

Document Type

Article

Department

General Surgery

Abstract

Management of intracranial hypertension secondary to traumatic brain injury is crucial to optimizing outcomes. Use of pharmacological and/or surgical management is often needed to prevent secondary brain injury and its immediate and long-term effects. In addition to discussing medical and surgical options for approaching intracranial hypertension, this chapter will review its pathophysiology and discuss key aspects of intracranial pressure monitoring.

Comments

This work was published before the author joined Aga Khan University

Publication

Blunt Head Trauma

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