She did not require immediate neurosurgical intervention but the following morning, the fourth postpartum day, she was intubated and taken to the operating room for an emergent craniectomy
with evacuation of 500 mL of blood.
Patient number 3 was a 40-year-old woman with a large left middle cerebral artery ischemic stroke who underwent left-sided decompressive craniectomy
for declining neurological examination and refractory intracranial hypertension.
Reversible middle cerebral artery occlusion without craniectomy
The unusual procedure Jahfari had at Southampton Children's Hospital is described as a bi-frontal decompressive craniectomy
and insertion of bone flap into anterior abdominal wall.
The CTACC team performed an emergency craniectomy
and subsequently a cranioplasty to restore him back to health.
However, in this case series, all participants had intracranial pressure monitoring and two underwent neurosurgical procedures that included a craniectomy
and a craniotomy.
Cummins, "Reversible middle cerebral artery occlusion without craniectomy
in rats," Stroke, vol.
Unfortunately, one month after being discharged from our clinic, the patient had to undergo a foramen magnum decompression procedure performed via a suboccipital craniectomy
along with a cerebellar tonsillectomy and duraplasty in the neurosurgical clinic due to the persistence of her symptoms.
The tumor was removed almost completely by suboccipital craniectomy
A 59-year-old male presented with spontaneous left-sided acute subdural hemorrhage, for which he underwent decompressive left craniectomy
(Figure 1) with an uneventful recovery.
She was taken to the operating room for a craniectomy
with debulking of the hematoma and clipping of the right middle cerebral artery aneurysm.
For example, normalising intracranial pressure in traumatic brain injury by early decompressive craniectomy
(2), arterial blood pressure in sepsis by inhibition of nitric oxide synthase (3), urine output in acute renal impairment using dopamine (4), haemoglobin (when not bleeding) by transfusion (5), and blood glucose using an insulin infusion (6).