Cerebrospinal fluid flow. Part 1. Classical theory and its evolution





cerebrospinal fluid, cerebrospinal fluid flow, classical theory, evolution


Cerebrospinal fluid plays a huge physiological role in the normal functioning of the human CNS. Its changes serve as a kind of indicator of a significant number of pathological processes. However, despite such importance, the analysis of the literature demonstrates rather a small number of works devoted to a detailed description of the mechanisms of cerebral fluid flow. In the era of significant development of experimental techniques, the use of electron microscopy, radioisotope and immunological methods, many aspects of cerebrospinal fluid flow remain unexplored. The presented review is an attempt to order the available data and to reflect the evolution of ideas about cerebrospinal fluid flow in the historical aspect, relying on known publications.

Author Biographies

Ievgenii I. Slynko, Romodanov Neurosurgery Institute, Kyiv

Department of Spine Surgery

Alexey S. Nekhlopochin, Romodanov Neurosurgery Institute, Kyiv

Department of Spine Surgery


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How to Cite

Slynko, I. I., & Nekhlopochin, A. S. (2018). Cerebrospinal fluid flow. Part 1. Classical theory and its evolution. Ukrainian Neurosurgical Journal, (3), 15–23. https://doi.org/10.25305/unj.134714



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