hazard of ventricular drainage a − − Extradural haemorrhage

Abstract

With the increase in knowledge of the dynamics of cerebrospinal fluid circulation the danger of performing lumbar puncture in the presence of raised intracranial pressure is now well recognized. The danger of fatal intracranial haemorrhage, particularly extradural haemorrhage, after ventricular drainage is not, however, generally realized. Since Cushing's… (More)

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