Automatic ICP Controller: A New Device

  • K. Iwata
  • H. Yuasa
  • T. Sugiyama
  • A. Yamazaki

Abstract

Prior to our report of the automatic ICP controller, we would like to emphasize the important premises, that is, the general physical condition especially the respiratory and circulatory systems needed to maintain proper blood gas tension level, the use of corticosteroid for the prevention and reduction of cerebral edema, and the elimination of intracranial masses checked with repeated CT.

Keywords

Corticosteroid Mannitol Nial Nitol 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Iwata
    • 1
  • H. Yuasa
    • 1
  • T. Sugiyama
    • 1
  • A. Yamazaki
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neurological SurgeryAichi Medical UniversityAichi-kenJapan

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