Sonographic Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter as a Screening Tool for Detection of Elevated Intracranial Pressure

@inproceedings{Amini2013SonographicON,
  title={Sonographic Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter as a Screening Tool for Detection of Elevated Intracranial Pressure},
  author={Afshin Amini and Razieh Eghtesadi and Ali Mohammad Feizi and Behnam Mansouri and Hamid Kariman and Ali Arhami Dolatabadi and Hamidreza Reza Hatamabadi and Ali Kabir},
  booktitle={Emergency},
  year={2013}
}
INTRODUCTION Timely diagnosis and treatment of post-traumatic elevated intracranial pressure (EICP) could be reduced morbidity and mortality, and improved patients' outcome. This study is trying to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of sonographic optic nerve sheath diameter (ONSD) in detection of EICP. METHODS Sonographic ONSD of patients with head trauma or cerebrovascular accident suspicious for EICP were evaluated by a trained chief resident of emergency medicine, who was blind to the… CONTINUE READING