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Decompressive Craniectomy

"Decompressive Craniectomy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Excision of part of the skull. This procedure is used to treat elevated intracranial pressure that is unresponsive to conventional treatment.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Decompressive Craniectomy" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Decompressive Craniectomy" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 39 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2011
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.