Temporary external lumbar drainage for reducing elevated intracranial pressure in HIV-infected patients with cryptococcal meningitis.

Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate safety and impact of temporary external lumbar drainage for continuous release of cerebrospinal fluid among patients with HIV-associated cryptococcal meningitis and elevated intracranial pressure (ICP). We conducted a retrospective cohort study among patients with cryptococcal meningitis in whom temporary external… (More)
DOI: 10.1258/ijsa.2007.007286

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