Hydrocephalus: Sensors Monitor Cerebral Pressure (image) Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Caption Physicians can measure cerebral pressure with the aid of implanted monitoring sensor. They merely place a hand-held reading device on the head of the patient. Credit © Patrick J. Lynch / Fraunhofer IMS Usage Restrictions The picture may be used for editorial purposes only. It is protected by copyright. The use is free of charge if the reference is mentioned. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.