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Hydrocephalus — Analysis of 480 Infusion Tests

  • G. Costabile
  • Ch. Probst

Abstract

Since long term ventricular cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) drainage only increases the CSF outflow, it comes to aid of patients with communicating ventricular enlargement only if the pathological changes depend on a decrease of CSF outflow [1, 3, 6]. Therefore, measurement of CSF outflow is necessary before shunt operations.

Keywords

Infusion Test Ventricular Enlargement Shunt Revision Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Postoperative Improvement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Costabile
    • 1
  • Ch. Probst
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurochirurgische KlinikKantonsspital AarauAarauSwitzerland

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