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pneumoencephalography

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n. a technique used in the X-ray diagnosis of disease within the skull. Air is introduced into the cavities (ventricles) of the brain to displace the cerebrospinal fluid, thus...

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pneumoencephalography

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n. a technique used in the X-ray diagnosis of disease within the skull. Air is introduced into the cavities (ventricles) of the brain to displace the cerebrospinal fluid, thus...

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pneumoencephalography

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 60 words.

n. a technique used in the X-ray diagnosis of disease within the skull. Air is introduced into the cavities (ventricles)

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pneumoencephalography <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 60 words.

a technique used in the X-ray diagnosis of disease within the skull. Air is introduced into the ventricles of the

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pneumoencephalography <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 60 words.

a technique used in the X-ray diagnosis of disease within the skull. Air is introduced into the ventricles of the

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pneumoencephalography <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 60 words.

a technique used in the X-ray diagnosis of disease within the skull. Air is introduced into the ventricles of the

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pneumoencephalography <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 60 words.

a technique used in the X-ray diagnosis of disease within the skull. Air is introduced into the cavities (ventricles) of

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encephalography

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n. any of various techniques for recording the structure of the brain or the activity of the brain cells. Examples are electroencephalography and pneumoencephalography.

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pneumoradiography

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n. X-ray examination of part of the body using a gas, such as air or carbon dioxide, as a contrast medium. The technique was used to examine the ventricles of the brain...

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Neurosurgery: From Cushing to Penfield

Gordon M. Shepherd.

in Creating Modern Neuroscience: The Revolutionary 1950s

September 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscience. 6099 words.

This chapter traces the development of neurosurgery. Neurosurgery did not begin to emerge as a specialty until around 1900. Harvey Cushing at Hopkins and Harvard led the way, based on...

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Historical Perspectives of Neuroimaging in Epilepsy

Harry T. Chugani and Ajay Kumar.

in Neuroimaging in Epilepsy

November 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscience. 1935 words.

Imaging modalities have evolved over the last century and different modalities, such as plain X-ray, air or contrast ventriculography, pneumo-encephalography, cerebral angiography, CT scan,...

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