Ventricular CSF Pulse Pressure Amplitude: an Index of Intracranial Compliance
The precise dynamic etiology of ventriculomegaly in hydrocephalus has not been conclusively demonstrated. The need for such understanding is clear, however, for several reasons: (1) as a basis for the continued search for treatment of hydrocephalus by other than CSF shunting techniques; (2) for application in our continued efforts at early diagnosis of adult occult hydrocephalus in the presence of normal mean CSF pressure; and (3) as basic data in our continued search for a simple, quantitative method to differentiate arrested from active hydrocephalus without relying on extended observation times.
KeywordsPulse Pressure Choroid Plexus Time Base Dural Sinus Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
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