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Surgical Decompression versus Conservative Treatment in Patients with Malignant Infarction of Middle Cerebral Artery: Direct Comparison of Death-related Complications.

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Summary of "Surgical Decompression versus Conservative Treatment in Patients with Malignant Infarction of Middle Cerebral Artery: Direct Comparison of Death-related Complications."

Surgical decompression and conservative treatment are routinely used in the treatment of patients with malignant infarction of middle cerebral artery (MIMCA). However, efficacy and safety were controversial. The purpose of the present study was to systematically compare the clinical outcomes between surgical decompression and conservative treatment in patients with MIMCA.

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Name: World neurosurgery
ISSN: 1878-8769
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