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Synonyms for decompress

restore to its uncompressed form

decrease the pressure of

become less tense, rest, or take one's ease

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Retrospective comparison of craniotomy and decompressive craniectomy for surgical evacuation of non-traumatic, supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage.
Cranioplasty with autologous cryopreserved bone after decompressive craniectomy.
Decompressive craniectomy involves removing a piece of the skull to allow space for the swelling brain tissue to expand and to decrease intracranial pressure.
The second objective for this study was to determine the relationship between alcohol screening with age, sex, GCS, AIS scores, and an emergent decompressive craniotomy.
She was taken to the operating room for decompressive craniotomy.
There were 21 patients who experienced END that received the following single or combined treatments: partial decompressive craniectomy (8 patients), hematoma evacuation (6 patients), lateral ventricle puncture and drainage (5 patients), and surface hypothermia (13 patients).
Decompressive surgery removes abnormal tissue pushing on the nerves or the spinal cord.
Importantly, IPD has also been shown to offer similar symptom relief as operative decompressive laminectomy [10, 11].
Once malignant MCA infarction is diagnosed, decompressive craniectomy (DC) with expansive duroplasty is the only effective treatment.
Randi et al., "Transcranial Doppler for brain death after decompressive craniectomy: Persistence of cerebral blood flow with flat EEG," Intensive Care Medicine, vol.