Surgery for massive stroke – guidelines refined.

hemi CVA

The new joint guidelines from AHA and ASA recommend considering hemi-craniectomy in a subset of patients with swollen hemispheric stroke or swollen cerebellar stroke. Age seems to matter, and a sizeable proportion will have a severely impaired quality of life in the long-run.

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