Intracranial Pressure Gradients in the Presence of Various Intracranial Space-Occupying Lesions

  • A. Brawanski
  • M. R. Gaab
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 9)


While the clinical value of intracranial pressure recordings is not questioned, the possibilities of errors within the available methods are still under discussion. ZIERSKI (10) reported considerable differences between epidural and ventricular measurements. However, it is not certain whether these differences were due to methodological errors, or represent true intracranial pressure gradients. Therefore we investigated the intracranial pressure distribution in the presence of various space occupying processes, both in animal experiments and clinically.


Pressure Gradient Intracranial Pressure Posterior Fossa Ventricular Pressure Cold Injury 
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  • A. Brawanski
  • M. R. Gaab

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