interpeduncular cistern

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in·ter·pe·dun·cu·lar cis·tern

a dilation of the subarachnoid space rostral to the basilar pons and ventral and caudal to the mammillary bodies where the arachnoid membrane stretches across between the two temporal lobes over the base of the diencephalon. See: interpeduncular fossa.
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Pierre, French anatomist, 1725-1761.
Tarin space - a dilation of the subarachnoid space in front of the pons. Synonym(s): interpeduncular cistern
Tarin tenia - a slender, compact fiber bundle that connects the amygdala with the hypothalamus and other basal forebrain regions. Synonym(s): terminal stria
Tarin valve - a thin sheet of white matter hidden by the cerebellar tonsil and attached along the peduncle of the flocculus and to the nodulus of the vermis. Synonym(s): inferior medullary velum
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[5] CT variables such as midline shift, traumatic SAH, status of basal cistern and ventricles and intracranial haematomas have been used to validate the prognosis in various studies.
Conclusion: ICP measurement values and the presence of compression of basal cistern on the initial brain CT can be used to predict the prognosis in severe head injury but there is no significant relationship between hypophyseal hormone values and prognosis.
The attenuation coefficient at the basal cistern was 25-40 HU (Hounsfield unit) with a mean of 30-35 HU consistent with pseudo-SAH.
Compressed basal cistern, displaced 4th ventricle and hydrocephalus were present in 1(2.94%) (figure 1).
They cover endoscopic intraventricular and basal cistern anatomy, clinical indications, neuroendoscopic procedures, and endoscope-assisted microneurosurgical procedures.
Brain CT showed brain edema with diffuse subarachnoid hemorrhage located at the basal cistern and intraventricular area.
MR GRE Sequences and CT Brain plain images show sub arachnoid haemorrhage in right sylvian fissure, right basal cistern, interhemispheric fissure, inter peduncular cistern & prepontine cistern.
But someone put forward that MRI consumed much time in identifying CNSI and was not applicable to critically ill patient.11 Basal cistern or even lateral fissure enhancement, hydrocephalus and basal ganglia lacunar lesions displayed by MRI are considered as three characteristics of tubercular meningitis.
Cranial CT revealed SAH in basal cistern and bilateral Sylvian fissures.
Bilateral basal cistern effacement was seen in 64.93% of patients and of these only 90% survived while 92% of patients with unilateral or no cisternal effacement survived.
Among CT findings, the sensitivity and specificity were 85.9 and 61.0 percent, 80.9 and 42.7 percent, and 20.7 and 89.2 percent, respectively, for compression of basal cisterns, any midline shift, and midline shift of at least 10 mm.
A cerebral computed tomographic scan revealed SAH in the basal cisterns and fissures (Fig.