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Gunshot Wound to the Head: Surgical Management and Cases Report in a Tertiary Care Center in Florencia, Colombia

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Alejandro Rojas-Marroquín

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Endovascular Neurosurgeon, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México DF, México.

ABSTRACT

The purpose of this research is to report 10 cases treated in a tertiary care center in the Florencia town in Colombia. The time frame to this intervention was from 1st June 2011 to 30th June 2012. The idea was to establish the type, age group, Matson’s classification schemes and mortality of the gunshot wound to the head in order to describe the neurological functional prognosis of these patients, made by The Modified Rankin scale (mRS) to 12 months postoperative.

KEYWORDS

Gunshot, Head, Surgical Management, Modified Rankin Scale

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Rojas-Marroquín, A. (2015) Gunshot Wound to the Head: Surgical Management and Cases Report in a Tertiary Care Center in Florencia, Colombia. Open Journal of Modern Neurosurgery, 5, 84-87. doi: 10.4236/ojmn.2015.53014.

Conflicts of Interest

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

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