Long-Term Measuring of Ventricular CSF Pressure With Tumors of the Posterior Fossa

  • K. E. Richard
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 5)


Among the patient material of the authors (2, 6, 7, 9), who have special clinical experience in methods and indication of measuring intracranial pressure, patients with space-occupying infratentorial processes form a relatively small group. This is quite surprising, as acute increase of CSF pressure after operation within the posterior fossa has been known for a long time and has been treated — according to CUSHING — by single or repeated drainage of CSF by puncturing the lateral ventricle.


Posterior Fossa Aseptic Meningitis Infratentorial Tumor Increase Lactate Level Lactate Concentra 
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