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Loculated hydrocephalus remains a difficult neurosurgical problem and endoscopes designed to navigate through the ventricular system provide a new option for treatment. The authors review their experience, during the period March 1990 to June 1993, using a steerable fiberscope in 34 cases of loculated hydrocephalus to evaluate the efficacy of endoscopic(More)
OBJECT The goal of this study was to document the hazards associated with pseudotumor cerebri resulting from transverse sinus thrombosis after tumor resection. Dural sinus thrombosis is a rare and potentially serious complication of suboccipital craniotomy and translabyrinthine craniectomy. Pseudotumor cerebri may occur when venous hypertension develops(More)
The association between sudden death and cervicomedullary compression in infants with achondroplasia has been well described. Prospective clinical and imaging evaluations have been recommended to identify those infants with achondroplasia who are at risk of dying suddenly from respiratory arrest secondary to unrecognized cervicomedullary compression. Since(More)
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