Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 45, Issue 12, pp 1842–1843 | Cite as

Optic nerve sheath diameter: the next steps

  • Chiara RobbaEmail author
  • Gregorio Santori
  • Marek Czosnyka
  • Francesco Corradi
  • Giuseppe Citerio



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Anaesthesia and Intensive CareSan Martino Policlinico Hospital, IRCCS for Oncology and NeuroscienceGenoaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics (DISC)University of GenoaGenoaItaly
  3. 3.Brain Physics Laboratory, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Addenbrooke’s HospitalUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
  4. 4.Anaesthesia and Intensive Care UnitE.O. Ospedali GallieraGenoaItaly
  5. 5.School of Medicine and SurgeryUniversity of Milan-BicoccaMilanItaly

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