Unenhanced MRI showed, extraventricular
communicating hydrocephalus; hypoplasia of inferior cerebellar vermis, dilatation of fourth ventricle with enlarged posterior fossa, multiple cysts in the posterior fossa indicating a Dandy-Walker variant.
The three most frequently reported factors that would lead to the clinical decision of the physiotherapist not to clamp the extraventricular
drain (EVD) for mobilisation were new signs of neurological deterioration (n=48/52, 92%), medical clearance from either neurosurgeon or intensivist not being given (n=48/52, 92%) and if intracranial pressure was greater than 20mmHg (n=42/52, 81%).
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drains (EVDs) are frequently placed to drain cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) in the presence of hydrocephalus and CSF infection and to measure intracranial pressure.
A study including 19 premature infants with post haemorrhagic HCP revealed a shunt infection rate of approximately 21%.14 Temporary measures, such as extraventricular
drainage or ventricular tapping, may be undertaken until the patient tolerance increases.
Although clinical presentation and course in patients with DLGNT are still largely unknown , most patients present an acute onset of signs and symptoms of raised intracranial pressure caused by communicating hydrocephalus necessitating extraventricular
drainage or ventriculoperitoneal shunt [2, 17].
drain was removed on postoperative day 10 and the patient was discharged home on day 14.
The size of the intra- and extraventricular
cerebrospinal fluid compartments in children with idiopathic benign widening of the frontal subarachnoid space.
These may be associated with the ventricles or arise from extraventricular
locations such as cortex, subcortical white matter, or deep gray matter.
Ventriculitis developed in 2 premature newborns with extraventricular
drainage catheter inserted for hydrocephalus.
A contralateral, transfrontal, extraventricular
approach to stereotactic brainstem biopsy procedures.