Title: Angiographic confirmation of brain death after decompression craniectomy for posttraumatic brain oedema
Authors: Wilms, Guy ×
Van Calenbergh, Frank
Demaerel, Philippe
Dubois, Bénédicte #
Issue Date: Mar-2009
Publisher: Acta Medica Belgica
Series Title: JBR-BTR vol:92 issue:2 pages:78-79
Abstract: In patients who underwent decompressive craniectomy for brain oedema, angiography for the assessment of brain death can show filling of the intracranial supratentorial arteries. This does not exclude brain death, provided circulatory arrest and absence of venous drainage are present.
ISSN: 1780-2393
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Research Group Experimental Neurology
Research Group Experimental Neurosurgery and Neuroanatomy
Laboratory for Neuroimmunology
Translational MRI (+)
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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