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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||Minimally invasive approach to traumatic intracerebral hematomas|
|Abstract:||Trauma is one of the leading causes of death in Brazil. We report on 28 cases of traumatic intracerebral hematomas operated on via a minimally invasive approach. A simplified method of localization and right placement of the burr hole is described in details, as well as the technique used in all cases. Every patient was submitted to pre- and postoperative CT scan (computerized tomography) and had the volume of the hematoma measured before the surgical procedure to compare the efficacy of the treatment. No patient needed a second operation, even though in some cases there were residual hematomas. We believe that this approach can be done with safety and replace a standard craniotomy in selected cases.|
minimally invasive surgery
|Editor:||Georg Thieme Verlag Kg|
|Appears in Collections:||Artigos e Materiais de Revistas Científicas - Unicamp|
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