Intraparenchymal versus extracranial ventricular drain intracranial pressure monitors in traumatic brain injury: less is more

Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 05/04/2012

Use of extracranial ventricular drains (EVD) in adult traumatic brain injury patients is associated with prolonged ICP monitoring, ICU length of stay (LOS), and more frequent device–related complications.

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