CC BY 4.0 · Indian Journal of Neurotrauma 2023; 20(02): 063-064
DOI: 10.1055/s-0043-1769804

Steroids and Traumatic Brain Injury: Time to Revisit?

1   Department of Neurosurgery, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India
2   Department of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
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Funding None.

Secondary insults such as brain edema are an important and relatively common event occurring after traumatic brain injury (TBI), leading to consequences such as raised intracranial pressure and cerebral herniation. Further, posttraumatic inflammatory changes are known to significantly contribute to neuronal dysfunction.

Authors' Contributions

G. Lakshmi Prasad designed and drafted the manuscript. Deepak Agarwal revised the manuscript and gave final approval.

Publication History

Article published online:
27 June 2023

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