Krebs E, Gerardo CJ, Park LP, Nickenig Vissoci JR, Byiringiro JC, Byiringiro F, Rulisa S, Thielman NM, Staton CA. Mortality-Associated Characteristics of Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury at the University Teaching Hospital of Kigali, Rwanda. World neurosurgery. 2017 Dec;102(102). 571-582. PMID: 28336445 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC5681277 NIHMSID: NIHMS894527.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of death and disability. Patients with TBI in low and middle-income countries have worse outcomes than patients in high-income countries. We evaluated important clinical indicators associated with mortality for patients with TBI at University Teaching Hospital of Kigali, Kigali, Rwanda.