Assessment of cerebrospinal fluid system dynamics : novel infusion protocol, mathematical modelling and parameter estimation for hydrocephalus investigations

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Andersson, Kennet;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Umeå : Umeå university
  • Subject: Medicinsk teknik | hydrocefalus | infusionstest | utflödeskonduktans | systemidentifiering | Biomedical Laboratory Science/Technology | Biomedicinsk laboratorievetenskap/teknologi

Patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (INPH) have a disturbance in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) system. The treatment is neurosurgical – a shunt is placed in the CSF system. The infusion test is used to assess CSF system dynamics and to aid in the sele... View more
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