Evaluation of Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter and Transcranial Doppler As Noninvasive Tools to Detect Raised Intracranial Pressure in Children

  title={Evaluation of Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter and Transcranial Doppler As Noninvasive Tools to Detect Raised Intracranial Pressure in Children},
  author={I. Sharawat and A. Kasinathan and A. Bansal and J. Sahu and K. Sodhi and M. Dogra and N. Sankhyan},
  journal={Pediatric Critical Care Medicine},
  pages={959 - 965}
Supplemental Digital Content is available in the text. Objectives: To compare the diagnostic accuracy of the ultrasonography-guided optic nerve sheath diameter with transcranial Doppler-guided middle cerebral artery flow indices against the gold standard invasive intraparenchymal intracranial pressure values in children. Design: A single-center prospective cohort study. Setting: PICU of a tertiary care teaching hospital in North India. Patients: Eligible children (2–12 yr) are admitted to ICU… Expand
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