Monitoreo de la presión intracraneal

El monitoreo de la presión intracraneal se realiza insertando un catéter en la cabeza con un sensor para monitorear la presión alrededor del cerebro. El incremento de la presión intracraneal puede causar una disminución en el flujo sanguíneo que va al cerebro causando daño cerebral.Monitoreo de la presión intracraneal

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Last reviewed 5/28/2013 by Luc Jasmin, MD, PhD, FRCS (C), FACS, Department of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles CA; Department of Surgery at Los Robles Hospital, Thousand Oaks CA; Department of Surgery at Ashland Community Hospital, Ashland OR; Department of Surgery at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, Cheyenne WY; Department of Anatomy at UCSF, San Francisco CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.

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