PMID: 7085048Mar 1, 1982Paper

The use of the CAT scanner in the management of patients with head injury transferred to the regional neurosurgical unit

R V Jeffreys, L Lozada


The use of computerized tomography (CAT scanning) in the management of 204 severely head-injured patients transferred to a regional neurosurgical unit has been evaluated. The experiences gained with CAT scan have been contrasted with those of a period immediately before when the CAT scan was not available. The CAT scan has resulted in a major reduction in burr-holes without worsening the long-term result.


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