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The use of computerized tomography (CAT scanning) in the management of 204 severely head-injured patients transferred to a regional neurosurgical unit has been evaluated. The experiences gained with CAT scan have been contrasted with those of a period immediately before when the CAT scan was not available. The CAT scan has resulted in a major reduction in burr-holes without worsening the long-term result.
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