Brain edema and intracranial pressure increase in stroke: Expert opinion from Turkish Cerebrovascular Diseases Society

2021 Türk Beyin Damar Hastalıkları Dergisi  
Brain edema is a common problem after stroke. Elevation of intracranial pressure causes high mortality anad morbidity rates by impairing cerebral perfusion and causing cerebral herniation. The neurologist who take care of acute stroke patients should guess the possibility of brain edema, take precautions for the development of brain edema, diagnose intracranial pressure elevation and cerebral herniation both clinically and raidologically, and treat brain edema rapidly. This expert opinion is a
more » ... onsensus declaration of 60 Neurologists who work on cerebrovascular diseases and neurocritical care under Turkish Society of Cerebrovascular Diseases.
doi:10.5505/tbdhd.2021.76376 fatcat:2eonmvfsvfgu3gcy4gxtdk7dly