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M-A: The diagnostic accuracy of noninvasive methods to measure the intracranial pressure

23 Feb, 2021 | 01:14h | UTC

The Diagnostic Accuracy of Noninvasive Methods to Measure the Intracranial Pressure: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Anesthesia & Analgesia

 


Guidelines in the management of CNS tumors

23 Feb, 2021 | 01:09h | UTC

Guidelines in the management of CNS tumors – Journal of Neuro-Oncology

 


RCT: Among children with Myelomeningocele, long term results confirm the benefits of prenatal repair compared to standard postnatal repair

10 Feb, 2021 | 01:28h | UTC

Prenatal Repair and Physical Functioning Among Children With Myelomeningocele: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Pediatrics (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Long-term Outcomes of Children After Fetal Surgery for Spina Bifida—Toward Sustainability – JAMA Pediatrics (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: Spina Bifida Repair: The Sooner the Better – Physician’s Weekly AND Prenatal Myelomeningocele Repair Tied to Better Function – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Intraoperative imaging technology to maximize extent of resection for glioma: a network meta‐analysis

8 Feb, 2021 | 20:11h | UTC

Intraoperative imaging technology to maximise extent of resection for glioma: a network meta‐analysis – Cochrane Library

 


Randomized trial: Safety and efficacy of long-term mild hypothermia for severe traumatic brain injury with refractory intracranial hypertension

4 Feb, 2021 | 01:18h | UTC

Safety and efficacy of long-term mild hypothermia for severe traumatic brain injury with refractory intracranial hypertension (LTH-1): A multicenter randomized controlled trial – EClinicalMedicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Meta-analysis: Beta-blockers for traumatic brain injury

28 Jan, 2021 | 01:18h | UTC

Beta-blockers for traumatic brain injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Observational study: Surgical decompression within 24 h of acute spinal cord injury is associated with improved sensorimotor recovery

13 Jan, 2021 | 01:49h | UTC

The influence of timing of surgical decompression for acute spinal cord injury: a pooled analysis of individual patient data – The Lancet Neurology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Randomized trial: Ultra-early tranexamic acid does not improve outcomes after subarachnoid hemorrhage

10 Jan, 2021 | 21:02h | UTC

Ultra-early tranexamic acid after subarachnoid haemorrhage (ULTRA): a randomised controlled trial – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

 


Randomized trial: Dexamethasone for chronic subdural hematoma resulted in fewer favorable outcomes and more adverse events than placebo at 6 months

17 Dec, 2020 | 09:02h | UTC

Trial of Dexamethasone for Chronic Subdural Hematoma – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Dexamethasone should be avoided in patients with chronic subdural haematoma – University of Cambridge AND Dexamethasone for Chronic Subdural Hematoma? – NEJM Journal Watch

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Perioperative venous thromboembolism prophylaxis

3 Dec, 2020 | 08:28h | UTC

Perioperative Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


Tranexamic acid after traumatic brain injury: Exploratory analysis combining data from CRASH-2 and CRASH-3 trials suggests reduced mortality

13 Nov, 2020 | 09:21h | UTC

Understanding the neuroprotective effect of tranexamic acid: an exploratory analysis of the CRASH-3 randomised trial – Critical Care

Commentary: New analysis combining data from the world’s largest trauma trials provides compelling evidence that rapid tranexamic acid treatment saves lives – London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Mechanical ventilation in patients with acute brain injury: recommendations of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine consensus

13 Nov, 2020 | 09:19h | UTC

Mechanical ventilation in patients with acute brain injury: recommendations of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine consensus – Intensive Care Medicine

 


Review: Management of common postoperative complications

4 Nov, 2020 | 09:26h | UTC

Management of Common Postoperative Complications – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


Meta-analysis: Efficacy and safety of tranexamic acid in acute traumatic brain injury

22 Oct, 2020 | 09:31h | UTC

Efficacy and safety of tranexamic acid in acute traumatic brain injury: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized-controlled trials – Intensive Care Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Case report: Cerebrospinal fluid leak after nasal swab testing for Covid-19

2 Oct, 2020 | 09:22h | UTC

Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak After Nasal Swab Testing for Coronavirus Disease 2019 – JAMA Internal Medicine

 

C0mmentary on Twitter

 


NICE Guideline: Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s

23 Sep, 2020 | 14:41h | UTC

Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

 


Randomized trial: Out-of-hospital tranexamic acid does not improve neurologic outcomes in patients with traumatic brain injury

9 Sep, 2020 | 09:20h | UTC

Effect of Out-of-Hospital Tranexamic Acid vs Placebo on 6-Month Functional Neurologic Outcomes in Patients With Moderate or Severe Traumatic Brain Injury – JAMA

Editorial: Out-of-Hospital Tranexamic Acid for Traumatic Brain Injury

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Consensus recommendations on the prehospital care of the injured athlete with a suspected catastrophic cervical spine injury

21 Aug, 2020 | 02:16h | UTC

Consensus Recommendations on the Prehospital Care of the Injured Athlete With a Suspected Catastrophic Cervical Spine Injury – Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine

 


Guidelines for the management of severe traumatic brain injury: 2020 update of the decompressive craniectomy recommendations

10 Aug, 2020 | 01:46h | UTC

Guidelines for the Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: 2020 Update of the Decompressive Craniectomy Recommendations – Neurosurgery

 


Cerebral Cavernous Malformation: What a Practicing Clinician Should Know

29 Jun, 2020 | 08:53h | UTC

Cerebral Cavernous Malformation: What a Practicing Clinician Should Know – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


Guidelines for the Acute Treatment of Cerebral Edema in Neurocritical Care Patients

11 Jun, 2020 | 09:21h | UTC

Guidelines for the Acute Treatment of Cerebral Edema in Neurocritical Care Patients – Neurocritical Care

Source: Critical Care Reviews

 


Framingham Heart Study: Assessment of Incidence and Risk Factors of Intracerebral Hemorrhage

10 Jun, 2020 | 04:42h | UTC

Assessment of Incidence and Risk Factors of Intracerebral Hemorrhage Among Participants in the Framingham Heart Study Between 1948 and 2016 – JAMA Neurology (free for a limited period)

Commentary: Stroke bleeds in the brain not decreasing, Framingham study finds – University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

 


Review: Minimizing SARS-CoV-2 Exposure When Performing Surgical Interventions

28 May, 2020 | 09:42h | UTC

Minimizing SARS-CoV-2 exposure when performing surgical interventions during the covid-19 pandemic – Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery

 


Analysis of Traumatic Brain Injury Lesions on Head CT Using Deep Learning

26 May, 2020 | 09:23h | UTC

Multiclass semantic segmentation and quantification of traumatic brain injury lesions on head CT using deep learning: an algorithm development and multicentre validation study – The Lancet Digital Health

Commentaries: Deep learning: a turning point in acute neurology – The Lancet Digital Health

AI successfully used to identify different types of brain injuries – University of Cambridge AND Deep learning automatically measures key features of TBI – Health Imaging

 


Randomized Trial: Beta-Blocker Therapy Promising in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

29 Apr, 2020 | 04:47h | UTC

Beta-Blocker Therapy in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial – World Journal of Surgery

Related Meta-Analysis: Beta-Blockers and Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Annals of Surgery

“We recommend further high-quality trials to answer questions about the mechanisms of action, effectiveness on subgroups, dose-response, length of therapy, functional outcome, and quality of life after β-blocker use for TBI” (from the 2017 meta-analysis above)

 


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