Tag Archive for: Trauma

Juan Ruiz

It seemed like any other day when Juan Ruiz arrived at work on the day of his accident. But that day, Juan’s life would change drastically when he fell at work, sustaining a traumatic brain injury and multiple fractures of his skull, scapular, and ribs. As a result of his injuries, Juan underwent a hemicraniectomy.

Adael Gonzalez

Recovery from a traumatic brain injury can often be a complicated and delicate process, and for Adael Gonzalez, this was undoubtedly the case. Adael underwent a craniectomy, a procedure where part of the skull is removed to remove pressure on the brain. Unfortunately, Adael experienced complications following the surgery, including severe septic shock and acute hypoxemic failure. Adael required the use of a mechanical ventilator due to his respiratory failure.