Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, November 22nd, 2009
"Major clinical trials show no benefit from surgical or medical treatment. Decompressive craniectomy has, however, proven beneficial for large ischemic brain infarction with massive swelling. We hypothesized that craniectomy can improve ICH outcome as well. We used the model of autologous blood injection into the basal ganglia in rats. After induction of ICH and then magnetic resonance imaging, animals were randomly allocated to groups...
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