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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 685174, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/685174
Clinical Study

The Influence of Hemocoagulation Disorders on the Development of Posttraumatic Cerebral Infarction and Outcome in Patients with Moderate or Severe Head Trauma

1Department of Neurosurgery, Shanghai 6th People Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, 600 Yishan Road, Shanghai 200233, China
2Department of Neurology, Shanghai 6th People Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200233, China

Received 4 April 2013; Accepted 2 July 2013

Academic Editor: Alessandro Landi

Copyright © 2013 Hao Chen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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