Queckenstedt-Stookey test

Queck·en·stedt-Stook·ey test

(kwek'ĕn-shted stūk'ē),
compression of the jugular vein in a healthy person increases the pressure of the spinal fluid in the lumbar region within 10-12 seconds and an equally rapid fall to normal on release of the pressure on the vein; when there is a block of subarachnoid channels, compression of the vein causes little or no increase of pressure in the cerebrospinal fluid.

Queck·en·stedt-Stook·ey test

(kvek'en-shtet stūk'ē test)
Compression of the jugular vein in a healthy person causes an increase in the pressure of the spinal fluid in the lumbar region within 10-12 seconds; when there is a block of subarachnoid channels, compression of the vein causes little or no increase of pressure in the cerebrospinal fluid.

Queckenstedt,

Hans, German physician, 1876-1918.
Queckenstedt maneuver - Synonym(s): Queckenstedt-Stookey test
Queckenstedt phenomenon - Synonym(s): Queckenstedt-Stookey test
Queckenstedt sign - Synonym(s): Queckenstedt-Stookey test
Queckenstedt test - Synonym(s): Queckenstedt-Stookey test
Queckenstedt-Stookey test - when there is a block of subarachnoid channels, compression of the jugular vein causes little or no increase of pressure in the cerebrospinal fluid. Synonym(s): Queckenstedt maneuver; Queckenstedt phenomenon; Queckenstedt sign; Queckenstedt test;

Stookey,

Byron, U.S. neurosurgeon, 1887-1966.
Queckenstedt-Stookey test - see under Queckenstedt
Stookey cranial rongeur
Stookey reflex
Stookey retractor
Stookey-Scarff operation - establishes an opening from the third ventricle to the prechiasmal and interpeduncular cisterns. Synonym(s): third ventriculostomy