J Postgrad Med Close
 

Intracranial Pressure volume curve. Note the small increase in intracranial pressure with volume increases at the left of the curve, as a result of compensatory mechanisms. With exhaustion of these mechanisms (B) small increases in intracranial volume produce increasingly large increases in ICP

Intracranial Pressure volume curve. Note the small increase in intracranial pressure with volume increases at the left of the curve, as a result of compensatory mechanisms. With exhaustion of these mechanisms (B) small increases in intracranial volume produce increasingly large increases in ICP