Duplex color ultrasound study of infantile progressive ventriculomegaly

Chao Ching Huang, Chung Ching Chio

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Abstract

Sequential measurements of ventricular sizes and Doppler variables of anterior cerebral artery (ACA) by duplex color ultrasound were performed on 14 ventriculomegalic infants (mean age: 3.4 months): 9 were postmeningitic, 3 posthemorrhagic, and 2 congenital. According to changes of the frontal horn radius (FHR) after shunts, the FHR was decreased > 30% (n = 9) in group I and ≤10% (n = 5) in group II. Before shunting, Pourcelot index (PI) in group I was greater than in group II (P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)251-256
Number of pages6
JournalChild's Nervous System
Volume7
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1991
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Cerebral atrophy
  • Duplex ultrasound
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Infantile ventriculomegaly
  • Pourcelot index
  • Ventriculoperitoneal shunt

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Clinical Neurology

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