Non-operative Management of Intracranial Hypertension

  • N. Lundberg
  • Å. Kjällquist
  • G. Kullberg
  • U. Pontén
  • G. Sundbärg
Part of the Advances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery book series (NEUROSURGERY, volume 1)


The brain, by being encased in a container with rigid walls, is unique among the organs of the human body. The restricted ability of the intracranial contents to expand implies that the intracranial pressure (ICP) is a parameter of central importance for the intracranial dynamics.


Cerebral Blood Flow Intracranial Pressure Brain Edema Intracranial Hypertension Cerebral Perfusion Pressure 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Lundberg
    • 1
  • Å. Kjällquist
    • 1
  • G. Kullberg
    • 1
  • U. Pontén
    • 1
  • G. Sundbärg
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity HospitalLundSweden

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