Vertical extension device for automatic adjustment of EVD-drip chambers or ICP-transducers

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Background The external ventricular drainage (EVD) is a standard tool for ICP-monitoring and treatment of pathologic ICPs in neurosurgical ICUs. In a typical ICU-patient the position of the head is being changed at least 100 times per day. In order to achieve appropriate ICP-measurements and to avoid unwanted complications such as aneurysm bleeding or… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1743-8454-4-S1-S49

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@article{KarpelMassler2007VerticalED, title={Vertical extension device for automatic adjustment of EVD-drip chambers or ICP-transducers}, author={Georg Karpel-Massler and Florian Karl Wittmann and Alfred Aschoff}, journal={Cerebrospinal Fluid Research}, year={2007}, volume={4}, pages={1-1} }