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The calculation of intracranial volume using CT scans.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3242796     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A method of calculating intracranial volume from horizontal computerized tomography scan slices is presented. The accuracy of this technique was confirmed by applying it to 10 dry skulls and comparing the values obtained with the true intracranial volumes, as determined by filling the skulls with water. Values ranging between 98.14% and 102.6% of the true values were obtained, the mean error being 1.13%. This technique is now being used to study intracranial volume changes in children with craniostenosis.
D Gault; F Brunelle; D Renier; D Marchac
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0256-7040     ISO Abbreviation:  Childs Nerv Syst     Publication Date:  1988 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-06-05     Completed Date:  1989-06-05     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503227     Medline TA:  Childs Nerv Syst     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  271-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Centre for Craniofacial Anomalies, Hospital Necker-Enfants Malades, Paris, France.
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MeSH Terms
Cephalometry / methods*
Skull / abnormalities,  pathology*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*

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