Intracranial Pressure Pulse Wave Form and Its dp/dt Analysis of Plateau Waves

  • M. Hashimoto
  • S. Higashi
  • Y. Kogure
  • H. Fujii
  • K. Tokuda
  • H. Ito
  • S. Yamamoto
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Abstract

It is generally accepted that plateau waves reflect vasodilatation with a subsequent increase in cerebral blood volume (CBV) (Lundberg et al. 1968). It has also been shown that the ICP-pulse wave form changes with intracranial compliance and vasotonicity (Avezaat et al. 1986). The configuration of the ICP-pulse wave represents three fairly consistent components (P1, P2 and P3) (Cardoso et al. 1983). The present study was performed to investigate how each component of the ICP-pulse wave changed during the up- and downward course of plateau waves.

Keywords

Catheter Respiration 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Hashimoto
    • 1
  • S. Higashi
    • 1
  • Y. Kogure
    • 1
  • H. Fujii
    • 1
  • K. Tokuda
    • 1
  • H. Ito
    • 1
  • S. Yamamoto
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neurosurgery, School of MedicineUniversity of KanazawaKanazawa City 920Japan

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