Author: Dr Akif

Acoustic Surgery

Acoustic Surgery can be accomplished with suboccipital, translabyrinthine and middle fossa approaches. The sitting, supine, lateral or park-bench position can be used for the suboccipital approach. Small or medium …

ACDU Scale

McNarry and Goldhill compared ACDU Scale (Alert, Confused, Drowsy, Unresponsive) and AVPU scale (Alert, responds to Voice, responds to Pain, Unresponsive) by the American college of surgeons with GCS …

Magnesium on Brain

The neuroprotective effects of Magnesium on Brain have been reported in experimental models of traumatic brain injury, cerebral ischaemia and acute subarachnoid haemorrhage. Magnesium on Brain reduces infarct volume …

Hypertonic Saline Infusion

Although mannitol remains the mainstay of hyperosmolar therapy, Hypertonic Saline Infusion is an alternative to mannitol. The main theoretical justification for using Hypertonic Saline Infusion stems from the fact …

Cranial Perfusion Pressure

The focus in Rosner’s Cranial Perfusion Pressure management strategy is on the cerebral perfusion pressure and cerebral blood flow with the presumption of an intact pressure autoregulation. Low Cranial …

Cerebral vasospasm treatment

The principal options for Cerebral vasospasm treatment and treating delayed cerebral ischaemia are haemodynamic augmentation and endovascular therapy. Alternative therapies include intra-aortic counter pulsation (IABC), therapeutic hypothermia dedicated Cerebral …