A Comparison Between Two Techniques for Performing Decompressive Craniectomy


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

The purpose of this study is to compare two surgical techniques for a neurosurgical procedure used to treat cerebral edema (decompressive craniectomy): with watertight duraplasty vs. without watertight duraplasty (rapid closure decompressive craniectomy).

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 30 October 2015.

1 Jan 2012 29 Oct 2015 1 Dec 2013 1 Jan 2014 1 Oct 2015 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


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