Pathophysiology, clinical aspects, and treatment of intracranial hypertension

N. Stocchetti, L. Longhi

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Intracranial pressure (ICP) is a physiologic parameter which has considerable importance in the maintenance of a normal cerebral function. Intracranial hypertension is commonly encountered in the management of patients with neurological diseases. This review summarizes the basic elements of intracranial pressure, its measurements, clinical applications and the treatment of intracranial hypertension.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)61-88
Number of pages28
JournalActa Anaesthesiologica Italica / Anaesthesia and Intensive Care in Italy
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2002


  • Intracranial hypertension
  • Intracranial pressure
  • Management
  • Pathophysiology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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