The DECRA Trial: multi-centre randomised trial of early decompressive craniectomy in patients with severe traumatic brain injury


Cooper DJ, Rosenfeld JV, Murray L, Arabi YM, Davies AR, D'Urso P, Kossmann T, Ponsford J, Seppelt I, Reilly P, Wolfe R for the DECRA Trial Investigators and the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group. Decompressive Craniectomy in Diffuse Traumatic Brain Injury. N Engl J Med. 2011 April; 364(16): 1493-502 [E-pub ahead of print Mar 25]. PMID: 21434843Cooper DJ, Rosenfeld JV. Does decompressive craniectomy improve outcomes in patients with diffuse traumatic brain injury? New results from an Australian collaborative randomised trial will change practice (Editorial: Invited).Med J Aust. 2011 May 2;194(9):437-8. PMID: 21534895

Contact: For further information about this study, please contact the ANZIC-RC Acting Research Centre Manager, Lynne Murray by email.