CSF enhancement for computerized tomography

Academic Article


  • Metrizamide cisternography, combined with hypocycloidal tomography, has been performed in 12 patients with possible posterior fossa or parasellar mass lesions, with finely detailed images of the basal cisterns resulting. Computed tomography was performed in nine of these patients and produced exceptional images of the cisternal anatomy. The technique of cerebrospinal fluid enhancement may be efficacious in identifying small basal masses not shown with conventional computed tomography, and thus may form an important complement to enhancement by intravenous injection of contrast medium.
  • Authors

    Published In

  • World Neurosurgery  Journal
  • Author List

  • Roberson GH; Brismar J; Weiss A; Davis KR; Taveras JM; New PF; Ackerman RH; Glenn WV
  • Start Page

  • 235
  • End Page

  • 238
  • Volume

  • 6
  • Issue

  • 4