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External ventricular drains (EVD) are often placed for decompression in cases of trauma, hemorrhage, mass effects, and cerebral edema or to monitor intracranial pressure (ICP).
External ventricular drain infection: Improved technique can reduce infection rates.
Every institution should consistently use one reference landmark for external ventricular drains. After the ventricular catheter has been placed, the external transducer should be leveled.
* External ventricular drain and ventriculo-peritoneal shunt are quick and reliable means of reducing ICP--a small volume of fluid release can significantly lower the ICP.
Adults aged 18 to 75 years with supratentorial ICH of less than 30 ml with massive IV extension and an external ventricular drain already in place for treatment of obstructive hydrocephalous were selected for this trial.
An external ventricular drain was placed, and dexamethasone treatment was started.
External ventricular drain infection: The effect of a strict protocol on infection rates and a review of the literature.
Key Words: dehydration, hyponatraemia, renal failure, cerebrospinal fluid, external ventricular drain, intensive care, paediatric
He was sent to the pediatric intensive care unit of a tertiary-care hospital 24 hours after admission to have an external ventricular drain inserted.
One of the more common methods to monitor ICP is the insertion of an external ventricular drain (EVD or ventriculostomy) into one of the lateral ventricles.
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