Evaluation of novel computerized tomography scoring systems in human traumatic brain injury: An…

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by Eric Peter Thelin, David W. Nelson, Juho Vehviläinen, Harriet Nyström, Riku Kivisaari, Jari Siironen, Mikael Svensson, Markus B. Skrifvars, Bo-Michael Bellander, Rahul Raj Background Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major contributor to morbidity and mortality. Computerized tomography (CT) scanning of the brain is essential for diagnostic screening of intracranial injuries in need of neurosurgical intervention, but may also provide information concerning patient prognosis and enable baseline risk stratification in clinical trials.

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Evaluation of novel computerized tomography scoring systems in human traumatic brain injury: An…