Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 45, Issue 12, pp 1840–1841 | Cite as

Optic nerve sheath responses to pressure variations

  • H. C. HansenEmail author
  • K. Helmke


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. NeurologyFriedrich-Ebert-Krankenhaus Neumünster GmbHNeumünsterGermany
  2. 2.Dept. Pediatric RadiologyUniversity Hospital EppendorfHamburgGermany

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