ICP/CPP management · Intracranial Surgery General · Osmotherapy

Cochrane Review – Mannitol vs. HS in Patients Undergoing Craniotomy

Cochrane review from 2014: Mannitol versus hypertonic saline for brain relaxation in patients undergoing craniotomy. By Prabhakar et al.

 

“From the limited data available on the use of mannitol and hypertonic saline for brain relaxation during craniotomy, it is suggested that hypertonic saline significantly reduces the risk of tense brain during craniotomy”

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