Measurement of Conductance to Cerebrospinal Fluid Outflow by the Steady-State Perfusion Method in Patients with Normal or Increased Intracranial Pressure
Several methods have been used to examine cerebrospinal fluid dynamics, i. e. by infusion or perfusion studies (Ekstedt 1977, Børgesen and Gjerris 1982), particularly in hydrocephalic children and adults. Resistance to CSF-outflow (Rout) or the reciprocal value conductance to CSF-outflow (Cout) has been measured during conditions with normal or increased intracranial pressure: High pressure hydrocephalus (Gjerris et al. 1982), normal pressure hydrocephalus (Portnoy and Croissant 1976, Børgesen and Gjerris 1982) and pseudotumour cerebri (Sklar et al. 1979, Gjerris et al. 1985).
KeywordsIntracranial Pressure Functional Grade Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Pseudo Tumor Cerebri
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