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Tamara Ramírez

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The optic nerve sheath diameter (ONSD) has been noted to distend in patients with increased intracranial pressure. There is relatively little data on the sensitivity of dilated optic nerve sheath on initial CT or MRI as a sign of raised Intracranial pressure (ICP) in children with ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt malfunction. This pilot study aims to establish if there is a significant difference in ONSD pre- and postshunt revision surgery. Read More

Meeting name: SPR 2017 Annual Meeting & Categorical Course , 2017

Authors: Ramírez Tamara, Abdeen Nishard

Keywords: Optic nerve sheath diameter, Intracranial pressure, Ventriculoperitoneal shunt