Non-invasive assessment of ICP in children: advances in ultrasound-based techniques

Llewellyn C. Padayachy, C. Robba, R. Brekken

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Abstract

The assessment of intracranial pressure (ICP) in children with neurological disease remains a cornerstone in their routine management. The quest for a reliable, reproducible and radiation-free non-invasive technique for assessing ICP in children remains somewhat of a holy grail for neurosurgery. This work assesses some of the recent advances in ultrasound-based techniques, addressing both novel processes and modifications aimed at improving the accuracy of existing techniques.

Original languageEnglish
JournalChild's Nervous System
DOIs
Publication statusAccepted/In press - Jan 1 2019

Keywords

  • Intracranial pressure
  • Non-invasive assessment
  • Ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Clinical Neurology

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