RescueICP and Decompressive Craniectomy by Dash Gantner and Jamie Cooper

The INTENSIVE Podcast Episode 5

Dr Dash Gantner and Prof Jamie Cooper team up to critically appraise the RescueICP trial and the role of decompressive craniectomy in the management of severe traumatic brain injury (TBI).

These talks were  presented at the regular interdisciplinary neurocritical care meeting held at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne. The target audience is health professionals in the intensive care, trauma, neurosurgical fields.


  • Cooper DJ, Rosenfeld JV, Murray L, et al. Decompressive craniectomy in diffuse traumatic brain injury. NEJM. 2011; 364(16):1493-502. [pubmed]
  • Hutchinson PJ, Kolias AG, Timofeev IS, et al. Trial of Decompressive Craniectomy for Traumatic Intracranial Hypertension. NEJM. 2016; 375(12):1119-30. [pubmed]

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