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Intracranial pressure monitoring

Intracranial pressure monitoring

Intracranial pressure monitoring: Intracranial pressure monitoring is a procedure to determine the pressure within the brain cavities. One device is an intraventricular catheter inserted through a hole drilled into the skull. The catheter, which is a thin hollow tube with a pressure monitor on the end, can also drain any accumulated cerebral spinal fluid that is detrimental to the brain.

Intracranial pressure monitoring: Other Names

Other names for Intracranial pressure monitoring include:

  • ICP monitoring

Symptoms Associated with Intracranial pressure monitoring

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Intracranial pressure monitoring:

Diseases Associated with Intracranial pressure monitoring

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Intracranial pressure monitoring:

  • Cerebral spinal fluid accumulation
  • High intracranial pressure

Basic Information: Intracranial pressure monitoring

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Intracranial pressure monitoring' may be involved.

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