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Controled hypothermia and multimodal monitoring in patients after severe head injury

Project Identification
Project Period
1/2001 - 1/2003
Investor / Pogramme / Project type
Ministry of Health of the CR
MU Faculty or unit
Faculty of Medicine
Cooperating Organization
University Hospital Brno-Bohunice

Many patients after severe head injury die due to secondary ischaemic brain damage despite an early operation was performed and they were treated on an intensive care unit according to the principles of maintaining an adequate cerebral perfusion pressur Mild controlled hypothermia is an effective neuroprotective method, which if applied in the first days after the injury should decrease significantly the development of secondary ischaemic changes and should improve the outcome.


Total number of publications: 21

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