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Sonography of the optic nerve sheath diameter before and after microsurgical closure of a dural CSF fistula in patients with spontaneous intracranial hypotension – a consecutive cohort study

Fichtner, Jens ; Ulrich, Christian T. ; Fung, Christian ; Cipriani, Debora ; Gralla, Jan ; Piechowiak, Eike Immo ; Schlachetzki, Felix ; Z'Graggen, Werner J. ; Raabe, Andreas ; Beck, Jürgen


Objective Spontaneous intracranial hypotension is caused by spinal cerebrospinal fluid leakage. Patients with orthostatic headaches and cerebrospinal fluid leakage show a decrease in optic nerve sheath diameter upon movement from supine to upright position. We hypothesized that the decrease in optic nerve sheath diameter upon gravitational challenge would cease after closure of the leak. Methods ...


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