Publication
Title
Early management of severe traumatic brain injury
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Abstract
Severe traumatic brain injury remains a major health-care problem worldwide. Although major progress has been made in understanding of the pathophysiology of this injury, this has not yet led to substantial improvements in outcome. In this report, we address present knowledge and its limitations, research innovations, and clinical implications. Improved outcomes for patients with severe traumatic brain injury could result from progress in pharmacological and other treatments, neural repair and regeneration, optimisation of surgical indications and techniques, and combination and individually targeted treatments. Expanded classification of traumatic brain injury and innovations in research design will underpin these advances. We are optimistic that further gains in outcome for patients with severe traumatic brain injury will be achieved in the next decade.
Language
English
Source (journal)
The lancet : international edition. - London, 1823, currens
Publication
London : 2012
ISSN
0140-6736 [print]
1474-547X [online]
Volume/pages
380:9847(2012), p. 1088-1098
ISI
000308916400030
Full text (Publisher's DOI)
UAntwerpen
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Affiliation
Publications with a UAntwerp address
External links
Web of Science
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Creation 22.11.2012
Last edited 19.09.2017
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