Transorbital Ultrasonographic Measurement of Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter in Brain Death


TOPÇUOĞLU M. A., ARSAVA E. M., Bas D. F., Kozak H. H.

JOURNAL OF NEUROIMAGING, vol.25, no.6, pp.906-909, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/jon.12233
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF NEUROIMAGING
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.906-909
  • Keywords: Diagnosis, specificity, optic nerve sheath diameter, raised intracranial pressure, brain death, ULTRASOUND, ADULTS
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

BACKGROUNDUltrasonographic measurement of optic nerve sheath diameter (ONSD) can successfully be used to estimate intracranial pressure (ICP) elevation. Its utility in corroboration of brain death (BD) was herein studied.