CATHETER, VENTRICULAR

Known as: ventricular catheter, ventricular catheters 
A ventricular catheter is a device used to gain access to the cavities of the brain for injection of material into, or removal of material from, the… (More)
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2007
2007
OBJECTIVE Accurate placement of ventricular catheters decreases the incidence of proximal catheter failure. The use of a… (More)
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2005
2005
OBJECT In the present study the authors compared the incidence and risk factors for external drainage-related bacterial… (More)
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2004
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2004
OBJECTIVES In a series of in vitro and in vivo experiments, we evaluated the feasibility of integrating three-dimensional (3D… (More)
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2003
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2003
OBJECT Catheter-related infection of the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pathways is a potentially life-threatening complication of… (More)
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2002
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2002
BACKGROUND It is controversial whether regular changes of external ventricular drains can reduce cerebrospinal fluid (CSF… (More)
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2000
2000
OBJECTIVE In the period January 1990 to September 1997, 70 patients, aged under 6 years were treated for hydrocephalus with a… (More)
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1999
1999
OBJECTIVE The multicenter, randomized pediatric cerebrospinal fluid shunt valve design trial found no difference in the rate of… (More)
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1992
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1992
Experience with a continuous-pressure controlled, external ventricular drainage system (EVD) in 100 patients (n = 49 female, n… (More)
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1984
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1984
We concluded a prospective epidemiologic study of ventriculostomy-related infections (ventriculitis or meningitis) in 172… (More)
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1981
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1981
Hemodynamic and metabolic studies were performed in 15 patients without heart disease (controls, group A), in 21 patients with… (More)
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