Sagittal Sinus Venous Pressure in Hydrocephalus

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Present address: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia 46, Pennsylvania.

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    Sagittal sinus and jugular venous pressure as a function of CSFPvent.

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    Sagittal sinus venous pressure as a function of CSFPvent in a four-month-old child with communicating hydrocephalus.

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    Sinogram: Communicating hydrocephalus demonstrating no obstruction or collateral outflow from the sinus.

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    Lateral sinus appears to end at double ended arrow (↕). Large mastoid emissary vessel (▾▾) and dural venous channels in posterior fossa (→) drain torcula.

    Lateral sinuses are narrowed and partially collapsed bilaterally. Large mastoid emissary vein (↓) is draining laterally from torcula.

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