A Novel Decision-Support Tool (IniCT Score) for Repeat Head Computed Tomography in Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

HANALİOĞLU Ş., HANALİOĞLU D., Elbir C., Gulmez A., Sahin O. S., Sahin B., ...More

WORLD NEUROSURGERY, vol.165, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 165
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.wneu.2022.05.103
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, Index Islamicus, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Keywords: Children, Computed tomography, Management, Scoring system, Traumatic brain injury, GLASGOW COMA SCALE, CT SCANS, INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGE, SUBSEQUENT RISK, RADIATION, LEUKEMIA, EXPOSURE, CHILDREN, IMPACT, TUMORS
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


BACKGROUND: The necessity of computed tomography (CT) has been questioned in pediatric mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) because of concerns related to radiation exposure. Distinguishing patients with lower and higher risk of clinically important TBI (ciTBI) is paramount to the optimal management of these patients.