Measurement of Intracranial Pressure

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Measurement of Intracranial Pressure
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Neurology

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In neurointensive, it is a measurement of great help, basically able to generate intracranial hypertension, same that could endanger the life of a patient. Besides the direct monitoring of ICP (intracranial pressure), it can be calculated indirectly cerebral perfusion pressure, a key element to ensure adequate cerebral oxygenation, and which is calculated with the following formula: Mean arterial pressure - intracranial pressure: cerebral perfusion pressure. (MAP - ICP : CPP) ICP: 0 - 15 mmHg CPP:> 70mmHg

tags: intracranial pressure hypertension cerebral oxygenation


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