Decompressive Craniectomy in Diffuse Traumatic Brain injury

Dr. James Cooper

Landmark Papers in Neurosurgery Series

In this webinar, Dr. james Cooper discusses the key findings and implications of the DECRA trial, which described outcomes after early decompressive craniectomy for diffuse severe TBI and was published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2011.


Cooper DJ, Rosenfeld JV, Murray L, et al. Decompressive craniectomy in diffuse traumatic brain injury [published correction appears in N Engl J Med. 2011 Nov 24;365(21):2040]. N Engl J Med. 2011;364(16):1493-1502. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1102077