Intracranial Pressure Measurement by Epidural Technique — A Simple Solution

  • Jacques de Rougemont
  • Alim Louis Benabid
  • Michel Barge

Abstract

Theoretical considerations, physical observations, and animal studies convinced us of the validity of epidural pressure measurements provided that the dura remains flat. On this basis we have prepared a very simple device which we have used satisfactorily in more than 300 patients (1).

Keywords

Catheter Rubber Dura Barge 

Reference

  1. 1.
    De Rougemont, J., Barge, M., Benabid, A.L.: Un nouveau capteur pour la mesure de la pression intra-cranienne. Valeur de la duremere en tant que membrane susceptible de transmettre les pressions. Neurochirurgie 17, 579–590 (1971).PubMedGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacques de Rougemont
  • Alim Louis Benabid
  • Michel Barge

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