Accession Number : AD0777035
Title : Cisternograms in the Primate 'Macaca mulatta'
Descriptive Note : Scientific rept.
Corporate Author : ARMED FORCES RADIOBIOLOGY RESEARCH INST BETHESDA MD
Personal Author(s) : Flor, W J ; Stevenson, J S ; Ghaed, N ; James, Jr, A E
Report Date : Nov 1973
Pagination or Media Count : 18
Abstract : Normal imaging of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) flow in the primate Macaca mulatta using 99mTc labeled human serum albumin shows flow from the basal cisterns over the cerebral cortex in four hours. Anatomical correlation of basal cisterns with cisternographic images was demonstrated with latex casts of the normal CSF spaces. Cisternographic images from nonhuman primates with experimental communicating hydrocephalus have entry of radiopharmaceutical into the lateral ventricles and are presented for comparison. Cisternography is a useful technique for evaluating such primate disease models, since normal and pathologic images parallel those obtained in man.
Descriptors : *CEREBROSPINAL FLUID , *NEUROLOGY , ANATOMY , BRAIN , DIAGNOSIS(MEDICINE) , DIAGNOSTIC AGENTS , FLUID FLOW , IMAGES , MODELS , NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES , PATHOLOGY , PHYSIOLOGY , PRIMATES , SCANNING
Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE