Open-wound treatment for gunshot to the brain: Case report

Neurosurgical Center Amsterdam, Academic Medical Center, Room H2-241, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Journal of Neurosurgery Pediatrics (Impact Factor: 1.48). 06/2012; 10(1):64-6. DOI: 10.3171/2012.3.PEDS1225
Source: PubMed


The authors report a case of a gunshot wound to the brain in a 2.5-year-old girl. To treat the uncontrollably elevated intracranial pressure, the patient underwent bilateral decompressive craniectomy and experimental open-wound treatment. She recovered to a good functional level.

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