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Temporising extradural haematoma by craniostomy using an intraosseous needle

Published:February 18, 2017DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2017.02.011

      Abstract

      We report a novel application of intraosseous needle drainage, alleviating raised intracranial pressure due to extradural haematoma. The potential application of this technique in preventing secondary brain injury and herniation during transfer to a neurosurgical unit is discussed.

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