Multimodality Monitoring of Intracranial Pressure Therapy After Severe Brain Injury

  • K. H. Chan
  • N. M. Dearden
  • J. D. Miller
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Uncontrolled intracranial hypertension remains an important cause of mortality and morbidity after severe brain injury. Controversies surrounding ICP treatment include the relative importance of lowering ICP or preserving CPP although the optimal level of CPP in severely brain injured patients is not known.


Pulsatility Index Jugular Bulb Severe Brain Injury Middle Cerebral Artery Blood Flow Cerebral Artery Blood Flow Velocity 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. H. Chan
    • 1
  • N. M. Dearden
    • 1
  • J. D. Miller
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Clinical NeurosciencesUniversity of EdinburghScotland

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