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The tympanic membrane displacement analyser for monitoring intracranial pressure in children.

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PURPOSE: Raised intracranial pressure (ICP) is a potentially treatable cause of morbidity and mortality but tools for monitoring are invasive. We sought to investigate the utility of the tympanic membrane displacement (TMD) analyser for non-invasive measurement of ICP in children. METHODS: We made TMD observations on normal and acutely comatose children presenting to Kilifi District Hospital (KDH) at the rural coast of Kenya and on children on follow-up for idiopathic intracranial hypertensio...

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10.1007/s00381-013-2036-5

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Sheward, V More by this author
Marchbanks, R More by this author
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Journal:
Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
Volume:
29
Issue:
6
Pages:
927-933
Publication date:
2013-06-05
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EISSN:
1433-0350
ISSN:
0256-7040
URN:
uuid:0fcd592d-e256-4235-949c-e4614160ef47
Source identifiers:
375782
Local pid:
pubs:375782

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