Monitoring the injured brain: ICP and CBF.


Raised intracranial pressure (ICP) and low cerebral blood flow (CBF) are associated with ischaemia and poor outcome after brain injury. Therefore, many management protocols target these parameters. This overview summarizes the technical aspects of ICP and CBF monitoring, and their role in the clinical management of brain-injured patients. Furthermore, some… (More)


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@article{Steiner2006MonitoringTI, title={Monitoring the injured brain: ICP and CBF.}, author={Luzius A. Steiner and P. J. D. Andrews}, journal={British journal of anaesthesia}, year={2006}, volume={97 1}, pages={26-38} }