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The Role of Decompressive Craniectomy in the Management of Patients Suffering Severe Closed Head Injuries

By Haralampos Gatos, Eftychia Z. Kapsalaki, Apostolos Komnos Konstantinos N. Paterakis and Kostas N. Fountas

Submitted: March 13th 2011Reviewed: July 22nd 2011Published: March 23rd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/29938

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Haralampos Gatos, Eftychia Z. Kapsalaki, Apostolos Komnos Konstantinos N. Paterakis and Kostas N. Fountas (March 23rd 2012). The Role of Decompressive Craniectomy in the Management of Patients Suffering Severe Closed Head Injuries, Brain Injury - Pathogenesis, Monitoring, Recovery and Management, Amit Agrawal, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/29938. Available from:

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