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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2004-2017
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2017
2017
Iatrogenic ventriculitis is a potential complication of ventriculostomy drain placement. In this study, an alcohol-impregnated… (More)
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2014
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2014
OBJECTIVE Commonly, patients undergoing craniotomy are admitted to an intensive care setting postoperatively to allow for close… (More)
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2014
2014
We read with great interest the article by Scales and Cutherbertson on percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy in a previous issue… (More)
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2010
2010
Hydrocephalus, a disease frequently associated with poverty, becomes even more challenging to treat in developing regions because… (More)
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2005
2005
Obstructive hydrocephalus remains a problem, and improvements in fiberoptic technology have promoted interest in neuroendoscopic… (More)
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2005
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2005
OBJECTIVE Our practice has been to heparinize patients for cerebral aneurysm coiling even after recent external ventriculostomy… (More)
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2005
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2005
The specificity of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) dynamics in the immature brain still remains unknown. In our data previously… (More)
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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… (More)
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