Clinical Evaluation of the Gaeltec ICT/b Pressure Transducer Placed Subdurally

  • P. Barlow
  • A. D. Mendelow
  • J. O. Rowan
  • A. Lawrence
  • M. Barlow

Abstract

The characteristics of the Gaeltec solid state miniature pressure transducer were described at ICP V in Tokyo (Roberts et al. 1983). Its chief advantage is that both zero and single point calibration checks can be carried out after insertion.

Keywords

Catheter Mercury 

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    Mendelow AD, Rowan JO, Murray L, et al. (1983). A clinical comparison of subdural screw pressure measurements with ventricular pressure. J. Neurosurg 58: 45 - 50PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Roberts PA, Fullenwider C, Stevens FA, et al. (1983) Experimental and clinical experience with a new solid state intracranial pressure monitor with in vivo zero capability. In: Ishii S, Nagai H, Brock M (eds). Intracranial Pressure V, Berlin/Heidelberg/New York/Tokyo: Springer-Verlag, 104 - 105CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Barlow
    • 1
  • A. D. Mendelow
    • 1
  • J. O. Rowan
    • 2
  • A. Lawrence
    • 1
  • M. Barlow
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Neurological SciencesSouthern General HospitalGlasgowScotland, UK
  2. 2.Department of Clinical Physics and BioengineeringGlasgowScotland, UK

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