Transorbital Ultrasonographic Measurement of Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter for Intracranial Midline Shift in Patients with Head Trauma

Kazdal H. , KANAT A. , FINDIK H. , SEN A. , OZDEMIR B. , BATCIK O. E. , ...More

WORLD NEUROSURGERY, vol.85, pp.292-297, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 85
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.wneu.2015.10.015
  • Title of Journal : WORLD NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.292-297


OBJECTIVE: Measurement of the optic nerve sheath diameter (ONSD) by using sonography is a straightforward, noninvasive technique to detect an increased intracranial pressure, which can even be conducted at the bedside. However, the correlation between ONSD and intracranial midline shift has not been studied.