Clinical Neuroscience

[Blood reflux into the ventricular system in subarachnoid haemorrhage]

KARSAY Koppány1, ENDES János1

JULY 20, 1993

Clinical Neuroscience - 1993;46(07-08)

[Medical histories are given of the three patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage (aneurysma rupture was established in two of them) who had also blood in the large quantities in the intraventricular space during the acute phase. Relying upon CT examinations and favourable disease-process the authors suggest it is not the otherwise well known mechanism, when the aneurysm ruptures into the ventricular system resulting in intraventricular and subarachnoid hemorrhage. It is supposed that the blood flowed from the subarachnoid space into the ventricular system by "ventricular reflux" in their cases. The aim task is to analyse the origin of this phenomenon, and to study its possible connection with the development of chronic hydrocephalus after subarachnoid hemorrhage. ]

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