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cisternal

 [sis-ter´nal]
pertaining to a cistern, especially the cisterna cerebellomedullaris.
cisternal puncture puncture of the cisterna cerebellomedullaris with a hollow needle inserted just between the occipital bone, to obtain a specimen of cerebrospinal fluid. See also lumbar puncture.
Patient Care. Preparation of the patient for this procedure should include a detailed explanation, because insertion of a needle so close to the brain may cause apprehension. The physician may request that the back of the neck be shaved. The patient is positioned on either side with the head bent forward and held firmly by an attendant. Complications seldom occur, but the patient should be observed for signs of dyspnea or cyanosis during and immediately after the procedure. A cisternal puncture is often done in the outpatient clinic, and the patient is allowed to go home soon after it is completed.
Cisternal puncture.

cis·ter·nal

(sis-ter'năl),
Relating to a cisterna.

cis·ter·nal

(sis-tĕr'năl)
Relating to a cisterna.

cisternal

pertaining to a cistern, especially the cisterna cerebellomedullaris.

cisternal puncture
puncture of the cisterna cerebellomedullaris (magna) with a hollow needle inserted through the aperture between the occipital crest and the anterior edge of the atlas. A sample of CSF may be collected, contrast medium injected or pressure measured. See also spinal puncture.
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Cisternal puncture. By permission from Morgan RV, Bright R, Swartout M, Handbook of Small Animal Practice, Saunders, 2002
cisternal space
a channel between opposing layers of a highly convoluted single membrane in the endoplasmic reticulum of all cells.
cisternal tap
see cisternal puncture (above).
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CP angle cistern was the most common location among cisternal spaces and temporal convexity was the most common location among subarachnoid spaces.
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Critical evaluation of postmortem changes in human autopsy cisternal fluid--enzymes, electrolytes, acid-base balance, glucose and glycolysis, free amino acids and ammonia: correlation to total brain ischemia.
93% of patients and of these only 90% survived while 92% of patients with unilateral or no cisternal effacement survived.
Distribution of cisternal blood in patients with acute hydrocephalus after subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Head-shaking syndrome" neurological deterioration during continuous head-shaking as an adjunct to cisternal irrigation for clot removal in patients with acute subarachnoid haemorrhage.
CSF was collected by cisternal puncture when the animals were killed at either 2 h [sham (n = 4), pMCAO (n = 5), tMCAO (n = 3)] or 24 h [sham (n = 5), pMCAO (n = 4), tMCAO (n= 3)] postsurgery.
1-7) Arachnoid cysts (ACs) tend to occur within cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) cisternal spaces; approximately 10% are located in the parasellar region.
By Yasargil classification it is divided into four types; type I shows small cisternal fistula between the vein of Galen and the pericallosal arteries or posterior cerebral artery, type II showing multiple fistulae between the vein of Galen and the thalamoperforating vessels, type III is a mixed variety of type I and II and type IV: parenchymal arteriovenous malformation (AVM) with drainage into the vein of Galen.
Cierre: Una vez terminada la hemostasia, el aseo cisternal y el retiro de cotones y retractores, completamos el LCR faltante con suero Ringer tibio, realizamos la durorrafia de manera habitual, Gelfoam al extradural y reposicionamos la plaqueta osea, dando preferencia a la union inferomedial por razones cosmeticas.