The Sitting Position
From a surgical aspect, the sitting position improves access to infratentorial structures and improves venous drainage. On the other hand the hydrostatic difference between cerebral veins and the right atrium augment risks of air embolism and the change in position might provoke postural hypotension.
KeywordsPulmonary Arterial Pressure Fossa Posterior Surgery Infratentorial Structure Neck Compression Jugular Venous Bulb
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