Effects of PEEP on Air Embolism and ICP During Neurosurgical Procedures in the Sitting Position

  • D. S. Lee
  • A. Kobrine
  • H. D. Weintraub
  • M. L. Lichtmann
  • M. Shahvari
Conference paper


The main venous drainage from the posterior fossa and posterior cervical region is through the cervical vertebral venous plexus (4, 5, 8, 10).


Posterior Fossa Neurosurgical Procedure Vertebral Vein Atrial Catheter Vertebral Venous Plexus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. S. Lee
    • 1
  • A. Kobrine
    • 1
  • H. D. Weintraub
    • 1
  • M. L. Lichtmann
    • 1
  • M. Shahvari
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyThe George Washington University Medical CenterUSA

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