lateral ventricle

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Noun1.lateral ventricle - either of two horseshoe-shaped ventricles one in each cerebral hemispherelateral ventricle - either of two horseshoe-shaped ventricles one in each cerebral hemisphere; they communicate with the third ventricle via the foramen of Monro
ventricle - one of four connected cavities in the brain; is continuous with the central canal of the spinal cord and contains cerebrospinal fluid
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The temporal horns of the lateral ventricles are mildly prominent without evidence of transependymal edema.
Ultrasound examination revealed a single fetus with a normal amount of amniotic fluid but with multiple abnormalities including mild intrauterine growth retardation (biparietal diameter, head circumference, and femur length consistent with 22 weeks' gestation), unclear fetal intracranial structure (likely interlinked bilateral lateral ventricles of the brain), 7.
CSF diversion procedures can be carried out but since the cyst typically blocks the foramen of Monroe, the treatment would require drainage of both lateral ventricles either through two catheters, through a strategically placed catheter, or through a unilateral catheter with a septum pellucidotomy.
Although enlargement of third and lateral ventricles has been reported in bipolar patients in some studies, other studies showed no significant difference in the sizes of brain ventricles and posterior fossa structures, when bipolar patients were compared with healthy controls (22,26).
Ventricular/Biparietal Ratio (V/BP Ratio) is computed at the mid-portion of bodies of lateral ventricles showing the maximum ventricular dilatation in axial section.
The septum pellucidum (SP) is a fine membranous midline structure that serves to separate the frontal horns of the lateral ventricles.
Using plain skull radiography and pneumoencephalography in the series of nine patients with the aforementioned symptoms, Dyke, Davidoff and Masson reported thickening of skull bones and asymmetry of lateral ventricles [3].
Eversion of the lateral ventricles in dogs - Five cases.
After, in 1932, Dandy also used a rigid Kelly cystoscope to inspect the lateral ventricles in two hydrocephalic children (6).
Despite external lumbar and ventricular (both lateral ventricles and fourth ventricle) CSF drainage, her neurologic condition deteriorated.
Only two places in the brains of adult mammals contain stem cells: the lateral ventricles and the hippocampus.

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