Is cranial CSF volume under hormonal influence? An MR study.

  title={Is cranial CSF volume under hormonal influence? An MR study.},
  author={Robin Grant and Barrie R Condon and Anthony Lawrence and Donald M. Hadley and James Patterson and Ian Bone and Graham M. Teasdale},
  journal={Journal of computer assisted tomography},
  volume={12 1},
We used magnetic resonance to investigate the hypothesis that premenstrual neurological symptoms are due to cerebral oedema and brain swelling. Total cranial and lateral ventricular CSF volumes were measured midcycle and premenstrually in 20 women with a normal menstrual cycle, and similar measurements were made 2 weeks apart in 10 postmenopausal women and 10 men. Total cranial CSF volume increased premenstrually in 19 women. The mean premenstrual increase was by 11.5 ml. There was not a… CONTINUE READING


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