Diagnosis of Hydrocephalus by Computerized Tomography

  • Th. Grumme
  • S. Suwito
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 4)


Computerized tomography of the brain permits a correct visualisation of internal and external CSF spaces. EMI numbers of CSF are between -2 and +9, and are, therefore, significantly lower than those of normal brain with 12 to 18. The computer tomographic image using a gray scale presents CSF spaces as dark zones compared to those of brain.


Brain Atrophy Obstructive Hydrocephalus Basal Cistern Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Bilateral Dilatation 
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  • Th. Grumme
  • S. Suwito

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