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VOLUME 10 , ISSUE 3 ( September-December, 2021 ) > List of Articles


Cerebral Parenchymal Probe Placement with Extreme Limitation of Cranial Bone

Scott A Meyer

Keywords : Brain, Neurocritical care, Neuromonitoring

Citation Information : Meyer SA. Cerebral Parenchymal Probe Placement with Extreme Limitation of Cranial Bone. Panam J Trauma Crit Care Emerg Surg 2021; 10 (3):147-149.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1357

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 18-01-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Neurocritical care monitoring is prudent for the close neurological evaluation and adjustment of the treatment. Neuromonitoring allows the identification and evaluation of various physiological variables that can be modified after the primary injury. In severe TBI management, the use of intracranial probe is part of the advanced management of the neurocritical patient. Decompressive craniectomy, focal brain surgery, fracture skull, and previous prothesis makes it extremely tricky to achieve cerebral parenchymal probe placement (PPP).

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