cerebrospinal fluid leak

cerebrospinal fluid leak

CSF leak Neurology The inappropriate loss of fluid from the otherwise sealed CSF space Etiology Trauma to head–eg CSF rhinorrhea, CSF otorrhea, cranial base surgery Diagnosis Suspicious post-op nasal or ear drainage, β-transferrin assay, endoscopic fluorescein technique Imaging MRI, CT, CT cisternography, radioisotope scans Treatment Soft tissue and mucosal flaps, biomaterial grafting
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In addition, six months after surgery, the cerebrospinal fluid leak rate with Synthecel Dura Repair was zero and no adhesions were observed.
In 2012, the committee made its first recommendation for PCV13, targeting patients 19 years and older who have immunocompromising conditions, functional or anatomic asplenia, cerebrospinal fluid leak, or cochlear implants.
An outside general surgeon had attempted excision of the mass but encountered a pulsatile lesion and was concerned about a possible cerebrospinal fluid leak.
Delayed symptoms of cerebrospinal fluid leak following lumbar decompression.
htm) a cerebrospinal fluid leak -- where her sphenoid sinus was cracked in two places.
Spontaneous intracranial hypotension is a rare condition caused by spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid leak.
This text describes the current state of the art in the techniques of cerebrospinal fluid leak (CSF leak) and skull base repair.
Her headaches were considered to be low pressure headaches, caused by cerebrospinal fluid leak into a partially ruptured pelvic meningocele.
Children who had an implant with a Silastic positioner and those with inner-ear malformation and a cerebrospinal fluid leak were at higher risk for the infection.
Healing Abnormalities: The following healing abnormalities have been reported in GLIADEL Wafer clinical trials: wound dehiscence, delayed wound healing, subdural, subgaleal or wound effusions, and cerebrospinal fluid leak.
Online access to eight videos of the most common techniques (middle fossa approach, retro-sigmoid and translabyrinthine craniotomy, transotic approach, combined petrosal approach, temporal bone resection, auditory brainstem implant, and blind closure and cerebrospinal fluid leak repair) is included.
Management of brain herniation and cerebrospinal fluid leak in revision chronic ear surgery.

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