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Neuro-Trauma

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Neuro-trauma services are provided at Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center and include operative and non-operative care for head-injured patients. We perform more than 120 trauma craniotomies annually, as well as reconstructive and rehabilitative surgeries for the non-acute neurotrauma patient.

Our physicians and staff are also committed to conducting neuro-trauma research. Current research areas include:

  • Identification of serum and CSF markers in traumatic brain injury.
  • Surface vs. intravenous cooling in neurological injury.
  • Brain tissue oxygen monitoring and cerebral blood flow monitoring in traumatic brain injury.
  • The role of radical decompressive craniectomy in traumatic brain injury.
  • Cranial reconstruction following traumatic craniocerebral injury.
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