cerebrospinal fluid


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Synonyms for cerebrospinal fluid

clear liquid produced in the ventricles of the brain

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The analysis results of cerebrospinal fluid demonstrated that the concentration of lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) in the cerebrospinal fluid of the patients with tubercular meningitis was the highest, the concentration of creatine kinase (CK) in the cerebrospinal fluid of the patients with purulent meningitis was the highest, and the concentration of lactic acid (LA) in the cerebrospinal fluid of the patients with tubercular meningitis and purulent meningitis was higher than that of the other patients; the differences were statistically significant (P0.
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is a clear, colorless body fluid found in the brain and spine which acts as a cushion or buffer for the brain's cortex, providing basic mechanical and immunological protection to the brain inside the skull.
In addition to the small study size, they noted that there was a slight age difference between the two groups, where the controls were, on average, nine years older than participants in the Alzheimer's group; protein levels in cerebrospinal fluid are thought to change with age.
Cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers reflecting synaptic integrity would be highly valuable tools to monitor synaptic degeneration directly in patients.
The origin of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) rhinorrhoea can be from anterior skull base defect or secondary to temporal bone fractures.
Endonasal Endoscopic Repair of Spontaneous Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks; Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2003; 129: 859-63.
Immunofixation to quantify beta 2-transferrin in cerebrospinal fluid to detect leakage of cerebrospinal fluid from skull injury.
multiple cerebrospinal fluid bands: multiple sclerosis?
HYDROCEPHALUS is a condition that occurs when there is too much cerebrospinal fluid in the cavities of the brain.
Spontaneous leak of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) into the middle ear occurs rarely and can easily be missed, especially in adults.
Cerebrospinal fluid levels of amyloid-beta 42 may be a biomarker for the early, asymptomatic phase of Alzheimer's disease--a long-awaited leap forward in the quest for preclinical diagnosis, reported Dr.
Lumbar puncture showed clear cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), which suggests a viral cause.
Chodobski (clinical neuroscience, Brown University) and Zheng (health sciences, Purdue University) present work on progress in the field of choroid plexus physiology and the understanding of the blood- cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) barrier.
Miniscule particles in the cerebrospinal fluid of patients with schizophrenia may result from the disease process or may be causally involved, said Dr.
Surgical placement of the shunt creates a new pathway to improve cerebrospinal fluid flow.
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