Ultrasound guided implantation of ventricular catheters in premature infants – a technical note

Ilker Y. Eyüpoglu, Michael Schroth, Oliver Ganslandt, Wolfgang Rascher, Michael Buchfelder & Jörg Jüngert
Objective: Modern pediatric intensive care enables survival of premature infants. These patients often require ventricular drainages for posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus. However, the exact insertion of a catheter for CSF drainage in premature infants is a challenge because of the small anatomical structures.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]