Following traumatic brain injury, uncontrollable intracranial hypertension remains the most frequent cause of death. Despite general agreement on the deleterious effects of elevated intracranial pressure (ICP), however, the evidence supporting the use of ICP monitoring has recently been questioned. The aim of this review was to evaluate the pros and cons of ICP monitoring and to discuss the hypothetical desirability and feasibility of a trial testing the benefits of ICP monitoring.
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - May 2008|
- Brain injuries
- Intracranial hypertension
- Intracranial pressure
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine