The use of a fiberoptic intracranial pressure monitor in clinical practice.

@article{Levin1977TheUO,
  title={The use of a fiberoptic intracranial pressure monitor in clinical practice.},
  author={A. B. Levin},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={1977},
  volume={1 3},
  pages={
          266-71
        }
}
Four years of clinical experience with a fiberoptic intracranial pressure monitor are presented. One hundred forty patients were monitored, of whom 80 had increased intracranial pressure. Of the patients with nontraumatic intracerebral hematoma and subarachnoid hemorrhage, 100% had increased pressure. Forty-seven of 69 patients with head injuries had elevated pressure; of these, 28 had pressure significant enough to require therapy. Both the patients with head injuries and those with… CONTINUE READING