Pseudohypoxic Brain Swelling: A Newly Defined Complication after Uneventful Brain Surgery, Probably Related to Suction Drainage Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Brain Edema
  • Hypoxia, Brain
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Suction

abstract

  • Indications of intracranial hypotension, induced by suction drainage, being the main pathomechanism of PHBS are discussed. A serious warning is issued regarding the use of suction drainage after intracranial surgery.

publication date

  • December 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 14633298

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1315

end page

  • 26; discussion 1326-7

volume

  • 53

number

  • 6