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Intracranial Pressure Monitoring: Theory and Practice

  • L. F. Marshall
Part of the Advances in Neurotraumatology book series (NEUROTRAUMATOL., volume 1)

Abstract

Intracranial dynamics have been of interest to scientists and clinicians for more than two hundred years. Descriptions of the factors governing the relationship between pressure and volume within a closed space such as the head have been the subject of a large body of both experimental and clinical investigation which has contributed much to our understanding of pathological states of increased intracranial pressure (ICP).

Keywords

Head Injury Intracranial Hypertension Severe Head Injury Basal Cistern Ventricular Catheter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. F. Marshall
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Neurosurgery H-893University of California Medical CenterSan DiegoUSA

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