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Ventriculostomy Drain

A hollow tube that is surgically placed a cerebral ventricle to drain excess cerebrospinal fluid.
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2017
2017
&NA; Iatrogenic ventriculitis is a potential complication of ventriculostomy drain placement. In this study, an alcohol… Expand
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2009
2009
OBJECT Approximately 30% of children with posterior fossa tumors exhibit hydrocephalus after tumor resection. Recent literature… Expand
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2009
2009
Changes of third ventricular cavity and floor graphic parameters after neuroendoscopic third ventriculostomy 
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2005
2005
Obstructive hydrocephalus remains a problem, and improvements in fiberoptic technology have promoted interest in neuroendoscopic… Expand
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2005
Review
2005
BackgroundThe specificity of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) dynamics in the immature brain still remains unknown. In our data… Expand
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2005
Review
2005
OBJECTIVE Our practice has been to heparinize patients for cerebral aneurysm coiling even after recent external ventriculostomy… Expand
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2004
2004
BACKGROUND Adult respiratory distress syndrome develops in up to 20% of patients with severe head injury. This complicates the… Expand
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2002
2002
Emergency percutaneous ventriculostomy is one of the most common and potentially life-saving therapeutic procedures performed in… Expand
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2001
2001
Acetazolamide (ACTZ), a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, has been shown to decrease cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) production in both in… Expand
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