A VRML Simulator for Ventricular Catheterisation

  title={A VRML Simulator for Ventricular Catheterisation},
  author={Nigel W. John and Nicholas Phillips and Reaz Vawda and James Perrin},
One skill that trainees in neurosurgery need to gain early in their training is an appreciation of the ventricular system in the brain, and how to cannulate it in an emergency. The flow of cerebrospinal fluid can be obstructed in the ventricles by many pathological processes leading to a dangerous condition known as hydrocephalus. The pressure within the ventricles can rise leading to loss of consciousness. The ventricular system can be cannulated in the operating theatre, fluid drained and the… CONTINUE READING
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