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Brain pressure monitoring sensor improves hydrocephalus outcome

Posted: 06 Jan 2014     Print Version  Bookmark and Share

Keywords:Fraunhofer IMS  sensor  brain pressure  shunt  implant 

[Summary of tips] Physicians implant a shunt system on patients suffering from hydrocephalus, a condition in which the brain produces either too much cerebral fluid, or is unable to "drain off" these fluids with adequate sufficiency. It is a kind of silicon tube that draws off superfluous fluid from there, for example, into the abdominal cavity.......
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