Neurosurgery Bullet Review: Gunshot Penetrating Brain Injury

Penetrating brain injury can be classified as (Youman ed.7) low velocity (eg.knife) high velocity subsonic (<300 m/s) hypersonic (>300m/sec) Civilian VS wartime penetrating injury Projectiles with high kinetic energy eg. machine guns  direct tissue damage along the missile path cavitation  low velocity projectiles eg.handguns, knives, or nails  localized tissue damage along the trajectory  close range projectiles produce the greatest degreeContinue reading “Neurosurgery Bullet Review: Gunshot Penetrating Brain Injury”