Related to Cerebro-spinal: cerebrospinal fever, cerebrospinal meningitis


a.1.(Anat.) Of or pertaining to the central nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord.
Cerebro-spinal fluid
(Physiol.) a serous fluid secreted by the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord.
Cerebro-spinal meningitis
(Med.) a dangerous epidemic, and endemic, febrile disease, characterized by inflammation of the membranes of the brain and spinal cord, giving rise to severe headaches, tenderness of the back of the neck, paralysis of the ocular muscles, etc. It is sometimes marked by a cutaneous eruption, when it is often called spotted fever. It is not contagious.
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Advancements in clinical trial design, improved prediction algorithms of clinical outcomes and development of surrogate markers (in cerebro-spinal fluid/serum and by neuroimaging) will allow for scrutinizing the effectiveness of this novel treatment in an unprecedented way.
Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) is to support the health sector in Yemen through a project to distribute cerebro-spinal fluid (CSF) collection machines among needy patients there.
The evolving strategy will aim to fit particular drugs to patients with specific characteristics, identified through brain scans, genetic make-up, or biomarkers in the blood or cerebro-spinal fluid.
AZD3293, also known as LY3314814, has been shown in Phase I studies to reduce levels of amyloid-beta in the cerebro-spinal fluid of Alzheimer's patients and healthy volunteers.
Post-dural puncture headache is caused by loss of cerebro-spinal fluid from the intrathecal space as well as saturation of cranium vessels.
AZD3293 is an oral potent small molecule inhibitor of BACE that has been shown in Phase 1 studies to reduce levels of beta-amyloid in the cerebro-spinal fluid of Alzheimer's patients and healthy volunteers.
Brain samples from autistic people show signs of ongoing inflammation; their blood and cerebro-spinal fluid often shows higher levels of molecules that contribute to an inflammatory response; and they have more antibodies that target the brain and altered immune cells, according to the paper.
She has a shunt in her head (a drain for excessive cerebro-spinal fluid) because the tumour is causing massive pressure on the brain.
Michael Dake's work on chronic cerebro-spinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI), a syndrome in which the flow of blood in the veins draining the central nervous system is compromised.
Sited below the tentorium, childhood brain tumours can often obstruct the flow of cerebro-spinal fluid, causing hydrocephalus and leading to more general symptoms; therefore it is not usually the presence of the tumour itself that leads to the symptoms.
After a fund-raising campaign, Tommy raised EUR7,000 of the EUR8,000 needed for Chronic Cerebro-Spinal Venous Insufficiency treatment at the Euromedic clinic in Katowice.
Dr James Dear from the University of Edinburgh, who is leading the research team, said "We are searching for a marker in cerebro-spinal fluid that could be used to diagnose Alzheimer's.