Volume of brain ventricles in man determined by computer tomography


In order to measure the absolute ventricular volumes in ml we developed a method using the numerical prints of CT (EMI, CT 1000) on which — by comparing with corresponding Polaroid photos — the margin between brain tissue and ventricles was drawn. For further evaluation, a curve digitizer and a digital computer were used. In 51 patients without any abnormal findings in CT, we studied the volume of single ventricles. The mean value of the whole ventricular system was 30.9±5.7 ml. Reproducibility by this method is within a range of 5%.

DOI: 10.1007/BF00395246

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@article{Brassow1978VolumeOB, title={Volume of brain ventricles in man determined by computer tomography}, author={Frank W. Brassow and Kathryn C. Baumann}, journal={Neuroradiology}, year={1978}, volume={16}, pages={187-189} }