Brain Edema and Herniation – Top USMLE Diseases

Brain Edema and Herniation – Top USMLE Diseases

by Carlo Raj, MD, Hetal Verma, MD, Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

Brain edema is a serious neurologic complication of any brain insult. Common causes of brain edema are trauma, tumors, stroke and infections. Increased intracranial tension associated with brain edema can lead to disturbed conscious levels and fatal brainstem herniation.

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Course Details

  • Videos 3
  • Duration 0:12 h
  • Quiz questions 8
  • Concept Pages 4

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Your Educators of course Brain Edema and Herniation – Top USMLE Diseases

 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

Dr. Carlo Raj is a Physician and Lecturer at Becker’s Healthcare, in Illinois, USA, and the CEO and founder of Indus Intellect Virtual MedEd, a medical education consulting company.
He obtained his MD from Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and is an international lecturer and public speaker.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Raj teaches courses on Pathology.

 Hetal Verma, MD

Hetal Verma, MD

Dr. Hetal Verma is a Clinical Instructor of Radiology and the Co-Director of the Radiology Cambridge Integrated Clerkship at Harvard Medical School, MA, USA.
She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and completed her Breast Imaging fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Since 2012, she is the Director of Breast Imaging at Cambridge Health Alliance Radiology, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.
She is passionate about women's health and has vast experience in teaching medical students and residents at Harvard Medical School.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Verma teaches courses on Radiology.

 Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

Julianna Jung, MD, FACEP

Dr. Julianna Jung is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA.
She obtained her MD at Johns Hopkins University in 1999. Since 2006, she is the Director of Medical Student Education in the Emergency Medicine Department, and she was appointed the Associate Director of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Simulation Center in 2011.
She directs several major educational initiatives for medical students at Johns Hopkins, and her work has been recognized with several teaching awards, including the prestigious George J. Stuart Award.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Jung teaches courses on Emergency Medicine.


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By Laís C. on 18. August 2022 for Brain Herniation

Just reading from the slide not explaining anything at all. Could really use some illustrations to differentiate the different types of brain herniation.