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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

Intracranial Pressure Ventricular Pressure Ventricular Catheter Head Injured Patient Mercury Manometer 
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References

  1. 1.
    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
  2. 2.
    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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