publication . Article . 2018

Depressed fractures of skull: An institutional series of 453 patients and brief review of literature

Anil Kumar; Anand Prakash; Viraat Harsh; Utkarsh Gupta; Jayendra Kumar;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2018 Journal: Asian Journal of Neurosurgery, volume 13, issue 2, pages 222-226 (issn: 1793-5482, eissn: 2248-9614, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
Abstract
Background: There has been a substantial increase in the number of cases with head injuries in the past two decades which has simultaneously led to increase in the annual incidence of depressed fractures of skull. Most of these skull fractures are associated with considerable morbidity and mortality of patients and an unavoidable financial burden on the family members. However, many changes have been undertaken directed toward improved management of patients with head injuries and skull fractures in the past 20 years. Objective: To study and compare the patterns of occurrence of the depressed fractures of skull and examine the factors which may influence the sur...
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free text keywords: Original Article, Age, depressed skull fracture, mortality, outcome, Glasgow Coma Scale, Surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Wound infection, Depressed fractures, Neurosurgery, Lesion, medicine.symptom, Skull, medicine.anatomical_structure, business.industry, business, Mortality rate

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publication . Article . 2018

Depressed fractures of skull: An institutional series of 453 patients and brief review of literature

Anil Kumar; Anand Prakash; Viraat Harsh; Utkarsh Gupta; Jayendra Kumar;