Automated pupillometry and detection of clinical transtentorial brain herniation
: a case series.
(1,2) It is hard to get an absolute risk assessment on brain herniation
following lumbar puncture.
The variables recorded on proforma sheets were age, sex, etiology, duration of onset, timing of DC, Pre-op GCS , pupillary reaction, neurological outcome, wound dehiscence, brain herniation
, sinking flap syndrome, CSF leak, expansion of the contusion, hydrocephalus, Glasgow outcome scale (GOS) and death.
Steve, 54, who became a new grandad two weeks ago to baby Lilly Rose, suffered a rare brain herniation
in 1998, called Arnold Chiari Malformation with Syringomyelia.
Intracranial trauma as one of the critical diseases upon clinical emergency may give rise to fatal brain herniation
.1 Generally intracranial trauma results from accidental fall from aerial work platforms car accident heavy collision and violent fight etc.
Lumbar puncture and brain herniation
in acute bacterial meningitis: a review.
Several brain herniation
syndromes have been described.
Two patients had fatal cerebral edema and transtentorial brain herniation
syndrome associated with ARDS and renal failure (12).
This diagram shows common forms of herniation due to raised intracranial pressure: 1.
Minimizing the risk of brain herniation
during treatment of diabetic ketoacidemia: a retrospective and prospective study.
Even a brain herniation
into the spinal area of 2 millimeters can cause serious symptoms.
"The next day we saw the ambulances and police cars and heard she had died of a brain herniation
which was a horrible shock.
Kraig Moore, the chief resident of neurosurgery at the hospital, who diagnosed massive brain herniation
The cause of death was severe cerebral edema with brain herniation
due to acute hyponatremia (Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada, 2009).
However, neurocysticercosis may manifest with life-threatening complications such as cerebral edema, infarct, hydrocephalus, or brain herniation