Knowledge of CSF production, distribution and absorption has gradually accumulated since the introduction of radionuclide scanning (Di Chiro 1966) and X-ray contrast cisternography ( Du Boulay 1966). But the present understanding of cerebrospinal (CSF) flow is still incomplete and hampered by the fact that lumbar punction of the closed system of ths CSF spaces may disturb observations of physiological CSF movement.


Cardiac Cycle Spinal Canal Magnitude Image Cerebral Aqueduct Flash Image 
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  • G. Schroth
  • U. Klose
  • W. Grodd

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