TITLE

Hemicraniectomy for large middle cerebral artery territory infarction: do these patients really benefit from this procedure?

AUTHOR(S)
Sandalcioglu I E; Schoch B; Rauhut F
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Nov2003, Vol. 74 Issue 11, p1600
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
11582864

 

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