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An Innovative Technique of Decompressive Craniectomy for Acute Ischemic Stroke

By Marcelo M. Valença, Carolina Martins, Joacil Carlos da Silva, Caio Max Félix Mendonça, Patrícia B. Ambrosi and Luciana P.A. Andrade-Valença

Submitted: April 6th 2011Reviewed: November 16th 2011Published: March 2nd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/32064

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Marcelo M. Valença, Carolina Martins, Joacil Carlos da Silva, Caio Max Félix Mendonça, Patrícia B. Ambrosi and Luciana P.A. Andrade-Valença (March 2nd 2012). An Innovative Technique of Decompressive Craniectomy for Acute Ischemic Stroke, Advances in the Treatment of Ischemic Stroke Maurizio Balestrino, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/32064. Available from:

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