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Survival and mortality following TBI
Objectives. Evaluation of life expectancy (LE) post traumatic brain injury (TBI) is important for planning services for patients and for dealing with medico-legal aspects. We hypothesized that LE for patients who survived 2 years post injury is equal to that of the general population (GP). Methods. A cohort of 279 patients was assembled during a 5-year period and was followed for 22-27 years. During follow-up, 32 patients (11.5%) died, creating a huge censored data (88.5%). Analyses includeddoi:10.1080/02699052.2017.1379614 pmid:29200309 fatcat:zetd3xyx4rg7lgedlp4gehr3dq