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Posts Tagged ‘intracranial pressure’

By On August 8th, 2017

New tool could revolutionize brain pressure monitoring after TBI

Traumatic brain injuries can cause a number of secondary issues, the most dangerous of which would be increased pressure in the brain. As the pressure in the brain increases after an injury, it can cause numerous serious problems including severe brain damage and even death. Unfortunately, the only way to monitor intracranial pressure (ICP) involves…

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By On July 9th, 2013

Israeli Startup Uses Headphones To Monitor Brain Swelling

Swelling is often the cause of major brain damage following traumatic brain injuries. As the brain swells, fluids in the cranial cavity exert force on the brain and skull referred to as intracranial pressure (ICP) which can cause the brain to be squished against the skull, cutting off blood flow and afflicted regions which can…

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