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Ventriculostomy Drain

A hollow tube that is surgically placed a cerebral ventricle to drain excess cerebrospinal fluid.
National Institutes of Health

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2016
2016
Objective: To enhance understanding of the possible dangers of large vestibular schwannomas and their potential to cause sudden… 
Review
2014
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECT Approximately 30% of children with posterior fossa tumors exhibit hydrocephalus after tumor resection. Recent literature… 
Review
2005
Review
2005
BackgroundThe specificity of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) dynamics in the immature brain still remains unknown. In our data… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Obstructive hydrocephalus remains a problem, and improvements in fiberoptic technology have promoted interest in neuroendoscopic… 
Review
2005
Review
2005
OBJECTIVE:Our practice has been to heparinize patients for cerebral aneurysm coiling even after recent external ventriculostomy… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Adult respiratory distress syndrome develops in up to 20% of patients with severe head injury. This complicates the… 
2002
2002
Emergency percutaneous ventriculostomy is one of the most common and potentially life-saving therapeutic procedures performed in… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Acetazolamide (ACTZ), a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, has been shown to decrease cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) production in both in…