Intracranial compliance in infants: evaluation with Doppler US.

  title={Intracranial compliance in infants: evaluation with Doppler US.},
  author={George A Taylor and Michael D. Phillips and Rebecca N. Ichord and Benjamin Solomon Carson and Joseph A. Gates and Cassandra S. James},
  volume={191 3},
PURPOSE To test graded fontanelle compression during Doppler ultrasound (US) scanning to identify and monitor infants with altered cranial compliance. MATERIALS AND METHODS An ophthalmodynamometer exerted pressure on the anterior fontanelle during Doppler US scanning of the middle cerebral artery. Sixty examinations were performed in 43 infants--13 full… CONTINUE READING