brain ventricle

brain ven·tricle

(brān ventri-kĕl)
One of four communicating cavities within the brain that contain cerebrospinal fluid.
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Laura feared her baby might not survive the birth, or may face major surgery, but as her pregnancy progressed Bella's kidneys developed and went back to the normal range, the hole in her heart was only 1mm so not considered a problem and the brain ventricle stayed only slightly over the cut-off.
The experts found those who slept fewer hours showed evidence of faster brain ventricle enlargement, which is a sign of cognitive decline and increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
Though faster brain ventricle enlargement is a marker for cognitive decline and the development of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, the effects of sleep on this marker have never been measured.
This may be related with enlarged brain ventricle and intrauterine polyhydramniosis (6).
Specific topics include charge-selective claudin channels, dynamic properties of the tight junction barrier, the regulation of tight junction in human normal pancreatic duct epithelial cells and cancer cells, diverse types of junctions containing tight junction proteins in stratified mammalian epithelia, and the involvement of claudins in zebrafish brain ventricle morphogenesis.
Following third brain ventricle injection of cytomegalovirus (CMV)-green fluorescent protein or CMV-LUC gene constructs, we established that cells in the telencephalon and optic tectum are transfected.
These findings mean that, in the future, by using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to measure changes in brain ventricle size, we may be able to provide earlier and more definitive diagnosis," said Bartha, who is also an Associate Professor in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry in Medical Biophysics.
Although enlargement of third and lateral ventricles has been reported in bipolar patients in some studies, other studies showed no significant difference in the sizes of brain ventricles and posterior fossa structures, when bipolar patients were compared with healthy controls (22,26).
1] Though MRI has evolved as the new technique, yet visualisation of brain ventricles by CT remains the most widely accessible and affordable tool in Indian scenario.
Computed tomography (CT) scan revealed intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) originating from the right occipital lobe with IVH in the right lateral and third brain ventricles (Fig.
The blood in the brain ventricles caused the hydrocephalus and it is not permanent.
A novel polymeric nimodipine microparticle, a single dose of EG-1962 is administered directly into the brain ventricles, from where it releases the drug at the site of brain injury over 21-days.