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Surg Neurol. 1989 Aug;32(2):152-5.

Neurologic function seven years after crowbar impalement of the brain.

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Department of Neurosurgery, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston City Hospital, Massachusetts 02118.

Abstract

The management of impalement injuries to the brain presents formidable problems. A 39-year-old man was impaled by a crowbar which penetrated the brain. The prompt rescue and resuscitation, thorough surgical debridement, control of intracranial pressure and rehabilitation are described.

PMID:
2665157
DOI:
10.1016/0090-3019(89)90204-8
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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