Infectious complications of external ventricular drainage

C. Kemper, J. Wölfer, P. Young & H. Wassmann
Objective: There are different regimes of external ventricular drainage concerning catheter materials, prophylactic antibiosis, and the interval after which ventricular catheters are to be exchanged in order to prevent or limit infections. In our institution we have left the practice of catheter replacement[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]