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1.

The value of routine cultures of the cerebrospinal fluid in patients with external ventricular drains.

Hader WJ, Steinbok P.

Neurosurgery. 2000 May;46(5):1149-53; discussion 1153-5.

PMID:
10807247
2.

Clinical parameters do not predict infection in patients with external ventricular drains: a retrospective observational study of daily cerebrospinal fluid analysis.

Muttaiyah S, Ritchie S, Upton A, Roberts S.

J Med Microbiol. 2008 Feb;57(Pt 2):207-9. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.47518-0.

PMID:
18201987
3.

Early diagnosis of external ventricular drainage infection: results of a prospective study.

Pfisterer W, Mühlbauer M, Czech T, Reinprecht A.

J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2003 Jul;74(7):929-32.

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Lack of value of routine analysis of cerebrospinal fluid for prediction and diagnosis of external drainage-related bacterial meningitis.

Schade RP, Schinkel J, Roelandse FW, Geskus RB, Visser LG, van Dijk JM, Voormolen JH, Van Pelt H, Kuijper EJ.

J Neurosurg. 2006 Jan;104(1):101-8. Erratum in: J Neurosurg. 2007 May;106(5):941. Van Dijk, Marc C [corrected to van Dijk, J Marc C].

PMID:
16509153
5.

Cerebrospinal Fluid Infection Associated with Silver-Impregnated External Ventricular Drain Catheters.

Atkinson R, Fikrey L, Jones A, Pringle C, Patel HC.

World Neurosurg. 2016 May;89:505-9. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.01.034. Epub 2016 Jan 22.

PMID:
26805688
6.

Comparing External Ventricular Drains-Related Ventriculitis Surveillance Definitions.

Reyes MM, Munigala S, Church EL, Kulik TB, Keyrouz SG, Zipfel GJ, Warren DK.

Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 May;38(5):574-579. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.21. Epub 2017 Feb 21.

7.

Risk factors associated with infections and need for permanent cerebrospinal fluid diversion in pediatric intensive care patients with externalized ventricular drains.

Topjian AA, Stuart A, Pabalan AA, Clair A, Kilbaugh TJ, Abend NS, Berg RA, Heuer GG, Storm PB Jr, Huh JW, Friess SH.

Neurocrit Care. 2014 Oct;21(2):294-9. doi: 10.1007/s12028-013-9946-7.

8.

Sonication of catheter tips for improved detection of microorganisms on external ventricular drains and ventriculo-peritoneal shunts.

Jost GF, Wasner M, Taub E, Walti L, Mariani L, Trampuz A.

J Clin Neurosci. 2014 Apr;21(4):578-82. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2013.05.025. Epub 2013 Aug 14.

PMID:
24326253
9.

Cerebrospinal fluid flow dynamics in children with external ventricular drains.

Drake JM, Sainte-Rose C, DaSilva M, Hirsch JF.

Neurosurgery. 1991 Feb;28(2):242-50.

PMID:
1997893
10.

Factors contributing to ventriculostomy infection.

Kim JH, Desai NS, Ricci J, Stieg PE, Rosengart AJ, Härtl R, Fraser JF.

World Neurosurg. 2012 Jan;77(1):135-40. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2011.04.017. Epub 2011 Nov 15.

PMID:
22405393
11.

External ventricular drains: is there a time limit in children?

Khalil BA, Sarsam Z, Buxton N.

Childs Nerv Syst. 2005 May;21(5):355-7. Epub 2005 Feb 10.

PMID:
15703969
12.

Decrease in proven ventriculitis by reducing the frequency of cerebrospinal fluid sampling from extraventricular drains.

Williams TA, Leslie GD, Dobb GJ, Roberts B, van Heerden PV.

J Neurosurg. 2011 Nov;115(5):1040-6. doi: 10.3171/2011.6.JNS11167. Epub 2011 Jul 29.

PMID:
21800964
13.

Rates and determinants of ventriculostomy-related infections during a hospital transition to use of antibiotic-coated external ventricular drains.

Wright K, Young P, Brickman C, Sam T, Badjatia N, Pereira M, Connolly ES, Yin MT.

Neurosurg Focus. 2013 May;34(5):E12. doi: 10.3171/2013.2.FOCUS12271.

PMID:
23634916
14.

Strategies to reduce external ventricular drain-related infections: a multicenter retrospective study.

Champey J, Mourey C, Francony G, Pavese P, Gay E, Gergele L, Manet R, Velly L, Bruder N, Payen JF.

J Neurosurg. 2018 Jun 1:1-6. doi: 10.3171/2018.1.JNS172486. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
29932377
15.

Polymerase chain reaction for the rapid detection of cerebrospinal fluid shunt or ventriculostomy infections.

Banks JT, Bharara S, Tubbs RS, Wolff CL, Gillespie GY, Markert JM, Blount JP.

Neurosurgery. 2005 Dec;57(6):1237-43; discussion 1237-43.

PMID:
16331172
16.

Antibiotic impregnated external ventricular drainage and third ventriculostomy in the management of hydrocephalus associated with posterior cranial fossa tumours.

Tamburrini G, Massimi L, Caldarelli M, Di Rocco C.

Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2008 Oct;150(10):1049-55; discussion 1055-6. doi: 10.1007/s00701-008-0022-6. Epub 2008 Sep 6.

PMID:
18777004
17.

Silver-Coated Ventriculostomy Catheters Do Not Reduce Rates of Clinically Diagnosed Ventriculitis.

Nilsson A, Uvelius E, Cederberg D, Kronvall E.

World Neurosurg. 2018 Sep;117:e411-e416. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2018.06.045. Epub 2018 Jun 18.

PMID:
29920387
18.

Effects of antibiotic-impregnated external ventricular drains on bacterial culture results: an in vitro analysis.

Stevens EA, Palavecino E, Sherertz RJ, Shihabi Z, Couture DE.

J Neurosurg. 2010 Jul;113(1):86-92. doi: 10.3171/2009.10.JNS09565.

PMID:
19961313
19.

A Simple Infection Control Protocol Durably Reduces External Ventricular Drain Infections to Near-Zero Levels.

Flint AC, Toossi S, Chan SL, Rao VA, Sheridan W.

World Neurosurg. 2017 Mar;99:518-523. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.12.042. Epub 2016 Dec 22.

PMID:
28012890
20.

Complications of intracranial pressure monitoring in children with head trauma.

Anderson RC, Kan P, Klimo P, Brockmeyer DL, Walker ML, Kestle JR.

J Neurosurg. 2004 Aug;101(1 Suppl):53-8.

PMID:
16206972

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