Deterioration from Brain Metastasis

Eelco F. M Wijdicks and Alejandro A Rabinstein

in Neurocritical Care

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780199843626
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322855 | DOI:

Series: What Do I Do Now

Deterioration from Brain Metastasis

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Deteriorating patients with metastasis or malignant brain tumor in close proximity to the brainstem may be due to hemorrhage or brain edema. Options for stabilization and indications for urgent debulking are discussed.

Chapter.  1505 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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