Shift of Water in the Brain by Intravenously Administered Hypertonic Solutions
Control of intracranial pressure by hypertonic solutions remains an important form of treatment, although a rebound phenomenon may result. The authors studied concentrations of hypertonic solutions in blood and CSF, as well as CSF outflow volume in patients subjected to monitoring of intracranial pressure. This was to analyze changes of intracranial water content during treatment.
KeywordsIntracranial Pressure Glycerol Concentration Glycerol Solution Hypertonic Solution Rebound Phenomenon
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