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Table 2 CSF space geometric parameters

From: In vitro and numerical simulation of blood removal from cerebrospinal fluid: comparison of lumbar drain to Neurapheresis therapy

ParameterVolume (mL)
Spinal cord19.6
Nerve roots6.0
Total spinal CSF100.3
Cortical SAS153.6
Ventricular system19.7
Cerebellar SAS21.8
Basal cisterns26.5
Total intracranial CSF221.6
Total CSF321.9
  1. Total spinal CSF = dura − (nerve roots + spinal cord)
  2. Total intracranial CSF = cortical SAS + ventricular system + cerebellar SAS + basal cisterns