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Patients with hydrocephalus, idiopathic intracranial hypertension and head injury frequently require monitoring of intracranial pressure (ICP) and may need repeated episodes of monitoring months or years apart. The gold standard for measurement of ICP remains the external ventricular catheter. This is a fluid-filled catheter transducer system that allows… (More)
This article describes the experience on the implantation and use of a Internet telehealth system for the primary care public service in the state of Pernambuco in Brazil. This system was designed to face several problems on the delivery of healthcare to people living in remote and/or poor areas.