cerebral edema


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Synonyms for cerebral edema

swelling of the brain due to the uptake of water in the neuropile and white matter

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41) Acute TBI often results in significant cerebral edema, increased intracranial pressure (ICP), and decreased blood flow.
High-altitude cerebral edema evaluated with magnetic resonance imaging: clinical correlation and pathophysiology.
He was experiencing shunt failure, overwhelming hydrocephalus, or cerebral edema secondary to the recurrent CM.
Corticosteroids can produce an improvement in neurologic symptoms and reduction in cerebral edema within the first 8 to 48 hours, with 12 to 24 hours being the usual time frame.
NTII also plans to conduct preclinical studies of CRF for the treatment of cerebral edema associated with head trauma and stroke.
The nursing care of the patient in the acute period after craniotomy with PDT must be guided by an awareness of two facts that make these patients unique: (a) the risk of cerebral edema is heightened, and (b) patients experience intense ocular and cutaneous photosensitivity from the photosensitizer.
NTII expects its lead compound, CRF (Corticotropin-Releasing Factor), to enter Phase II testing this year for the treatment of cerebral edema and acute asthma.
Secondary brain injury is characterized by ischemia, secondary hemorrhage, and cerebral edema.
Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Injection, a synthetic adrenocortical steroid anti-inflammatory drug, is used by intravenous or intramuscular injection when oral therapy is not feasible and indicated for endocrine, rheumatic and hematologic disorders; collagen, dermatologic, ophthalmic, gastrointestinal, respiratory and neoplastic diseases; allergic and edematous states; and cerebral edema.
If the MAP exceeds 130 mm Hg, excessive blood flow and cerebral blood volume occur with resulting cerebral edema, increased ICP and further injury.
NTI(R)) today announced it has commenced its pivotal Phase III clinical program for XERECEPT(TM) for the treatment of peritumoral cerebral edema.
4] Cerebral edema can cause a significant rise in intracranial pressure (ICP) interfering with cerebral blood flow and, if left unchecked, can result in brain herniation.
The procedure was needed to reduce pressure and a statement from the La Paz hospital in Madrid read: "The patient is stable an dremains under observation in the intensive careunit, having undergone a decompressive craniectomy after suffering from a decrease in the level of consciousness due to a cerebral edema.
It can be dangerous and lead to high altitude cerebral edema (swelling of the brain) or pulmonary edema (water in the lungs).
This causes forced dilation of cerebral arteries, disruption of the blood-brain barrier, and formation of vasogenic cerebral edema, Ms.